Hydraulics - Renewable Energies

LUQUIXE II SMALL HYDROPOWER SCHEME

INFORMATION

CLIENT:
OPWAY

SERVICES:
Construction Design

BEGINING:
2009

CONCLUSION:
2009

LOCATION:
Província do Uíge, Angola

DESCRIPTION

Small height concrete diversion weir. 1.100m long Ø1.800 penstock, part concrete and part welded steel.
13m high and 12m wide cylindrical surge tank; Powerhouse equipped with two “cross-flow” turbines, with the following characteristics:

  • Maximum flow: 2×4 = 8m3/s;
  • Nominal fall: 73m;
  • Power: 2×1.050 = 2.100Kw.