Hydraulics - Renewable Energies

CAMANENGA AND LUAPASSO HYDROPOWER SCHEMES

INFORMATION

CLIENT:
ESCOM

SERVICES:
Feasibility Study

BEGINING:
2008

CONCLUSION:
In Progress

LOCATION:
Luachimo River, Lunda Norte, Angola

DESCRIPTION

Luapasso Scheme:

  • Mixed concrete/earth dam, 25,8m high above foundation
  • Hydraulic circuit composed by 3 parallel tunnels, each with a diameter of 3,5m and a length of about 220m.
  • Powerhouse equipped with 3 Kaplan turbines having a total installed power of 24,63 MW.

 

Camanenga Scheme:

  • Two mixed concrete/earth dams, with a maximum height of 23,5m above foundation.
  • Hydraulic circuit composed by three welded steel penstocks, each with a 3,3m diameter and a 650m length.
  • Powerhouse equipped with 3 Francis turbines and having a total installed power of 31,2MW.