Mozambique venture to upgrade 52-MW Mavuzi, 38.4-MW Chicamba

A joint venture of utility Electricidade de Mocambique (EDM) and a Norwegian power firm is to refurbish and operate the 52-MW Mavuzi and 38.4-MW Chicamba hydroelectric projects on Mozambique's Revue River.

EDM signed a memorandum in February with Statkraft Norfund Power Invest AS (SN Power) to form a 50-50 strategic partnership to develop the vast hydropower potential of Mozambique. Part of the agreement is for SN Power to transfer hydropower knowledge and expertise to EDM and to conduct training activities at the plants in Mozambique and in Norway.

Over 16 years, the venture is to rehabilitate the two hydro projects in Manica State and to operate them. At the end of the period, the plants will be reintegrated into EDM's electricity system.

The run-of-river Mavuzi plant began operation in 1957. Chicamba, at a multi-purpose reservoir, began operation in 1968. In April, a Mozambique water agency, Fundo de Investimento e Patrimonio do Abastecimento de Agua, invited pre-qualification to design and build a water supply project including civil work at Chicamba Dam. (HNN 4/5/07)

HydroVision International 2014 Keynote Speakers

Presenting the HydroVision International 2014 Keynote Speakers

Check out a slideshow covering the keynote speakers at the HydroVision International 2014 conference and exhibition

Click Here >>

Hydro Industry Financials

Buyers Guide Products

Modernization and renewal

TOSHIBA contributes to numerous modernizations ...

TES VSETIN Service Activities

Installation and initiation Operator training W...

Generators and Motor Repair

Service Activities: Installation and initiation...

Hydropower Generation Services OnSite

We evaluate each situation and provide turnkey ...

Maintenance & Construction Services

NAES is a leading provider of construction, ins...

Analysis, Repair & Upgrade Spring-bed Hydroelectric Bearings

Pioneer offer you the less expensive option to ...

Most Read Articles

Recent Comments

Buyers Guide Companies

SBIW Inc

Rehabilitation of turbine, generator and auxili...

Shenyang Getai Hydropower Equipment Co Ltd

Manufacturer of steel runner for water turbine,...

Alstom

Alstom provides products and services for turnk...

Ayres Associates

Provides inspection and FERC compliance, rehabi...

HydroWorks Ltd

Designs and manufactures Pelton, Francis and Ka...

Continuing Education

Professional Development Hours
To access a course listing associated to a specific topic listed below, click on the topic of choice from the list below.

07/01/2014
Volume 33, Issue 6
file
07/01/2014
Volume 22, Issue 4
file

Archived Articles

2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 2011 | 2012 | 2013
Hydro Review Past Issues