ESCOM – Tedzani Hydropower Station Expansion 18MW – Malawi - Project Profile
- November 2017 •
- 7 pages •
- Report ID: 5276903
"ESCOM – Tedzani Hydropower Station Expansion 18MW – Malawi - Project Profile" contains information on the scope of the project including project overview and location. The profile also details project ownership and funding, gives a full project description, as well as information on contracts, tendering and key project contacts.
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Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi Ltd (ESCOM) is planning to undertake the expansion of Tedzani hydropower station in Malawi.
The project involves the construction of a 18MW hydroelectric power plant and is being implemented in two phases. It includes the construction of a dam, a penstock, a powerhouse, a substation and related infrastructure, the installation of control gates, turbines, generators and transformers, and the laying of transmission lines.
Tokyo Electric Power Services Co. Ltd (TEPSCO) has been appointed as design consultant, and Mota-Engil as construction contractor for the first phase comprising of preparatory works. The scope work includes to extend the guide rails that will help close doors on the shire river.
On March 17, 2014, the Government of Japan (GoJ) approved US$1 million grant for detailed design study.
On March 18, 2015, the GoJ approved US$48 million grant to expand the existing power station.
Calik Energy has been appointed as a Sub Contractor.
In November 2017, the Japanese International Cooperation Agency have funded for the development of the project.
Construction activities are expected to commence in the fourth quarter of 2017 and expected to complete by December 2020.
The project involves the construction of a 18MW hydroelectric power plant at Tedzani hydropower station, Mzanwa (Nneno) District, Malawi.
The US$52 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a dam
2. Construction of a penstock
3. Construction of a powerhouse
4. Construction of a substation
5. Installation of control gates
6. Installation of turbines
7. Installation of generators
8. Installation of transformers
9. Laying of transmission lines
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