Turkwel is a 106MW hydro power project. It is located on Suam river/basin in Kenya. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1986 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1991.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||106||106||–||Active||Kenya|
The project is currently owned by Kenya Electricity Generating.
The net head of the project is 364m. The penstock diameter is 3m. The project generated 474.6 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1986 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1991.
GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 53MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 51 MVA.
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