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KivuWatt Project, Lake Kivu, Kibuye

Project Type

Integrated methane gas extraction facility and independent power plant


KivuWatt, a subsidiary of ContourGlobal

Installed Capacity

Phase I: 25MW, Phase II: 75MW

Construction Started

August 2011

Full Commissioning

Phase I: 2015

Estimated Investment

$325m ($142m for Phase I)

Major Contractors

Wärtsilä, Civicon, and Iv-Groep

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