Expansion of Ialy Hydropower plant Project Dates: January 2021 - January 2025
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PROJECT OBJECTIVE

The project will create additional capacity to increase the existing hydropower plant’s power generation capacity from 720MW to 1,080MW to meet the country’s demand for electricity.

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The Ialy hydropower plant extension project will include two units, each with an installed capacity of 180MW. It will have an average power generation output of 233.2 gigawatt-hours (GWh). The project will include 63 contractor packages, of which 42 have been awarded as of March 2023. A new waterway and powerhouse are being built on the left side of the current structure. The main components will include an inlet leading to the intake, a headrace tunnel, penstock, powerhouse, surge tank, tailrace and power plant connection to the national grid.


SECTORS OR AREAS OF WORK
  1. Renewables


Region/Location

BUDGET

USD 82,880,000

DONORS (OR FUNDING /CONTRIBUTING ORGANIZATIONS)
  1. AFD - Agence française de développement
IMPLEMENTING AGENCY OR AGENCIES

SUPPORT TYPE
BUDGET

USD 82,880,000

DONORS (OR FUNDING /CONTRIBUTING ORGANIZATIONS)
  1. AFD - Agence française de développement
IMPLEMENTING AGENCY OR AGENCIES

SUPPORT TYPE