Bumbuna Hydroelectric Power Plant

Name of Project:

Bumbuna Hydroelectric Power Plant



Country:
Sierra Leone

Client:
Sierra Leone – Ministry of Energy and Power

The project, situated some 350 Km from Freetown, consists of a rockfill dam with a semi-outdoor power station, located on the right bank downstream at the toe, housing two Francis Turbine units with a total installed capacity of 50MW; two 9 m. dia. diversion tunnels; two bell-shaped spillways.

MAIN TECHICAL DATA:
Maximum height: 87 m
Dam volume: 2,500,000 m3
Length at the crest: 400 m
Reservoir volume: 410,000,000 m3
Length of the tunnels: 602 + 567 m
Volume of the concrete structures 150,000 m3

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Last update: 18/09/2013