HCB – Cahora Bassa Hydroelectric Power Plant North Central Expansion 1245 MW – Tete - Project Profile
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Hidroelectrica de Cahora Bassa (HCB) jointly owned by Government of Portugal and Mozambique is undertaking the expansion of Cahora Bassa North hydroelectric plant at Cahora Bassa in Tete Province, in Mozambique.
The project involves construction of a 1,245MW hydroelectric power plant, powerhouses and substations, the installation of turbines, generators and transformers and the laying of transmission lines.
In November 2011, Hidroelectrica de Cahora Bassa initiated geological and hydrological studies for the project. In April 2012, Government of Mozambique and Portuguese signed an agreement. Under the agreement Mozambique will take 100% control of Hidroelectrica de Cahora Bassa by 2014.
The project will be funded by the Hidroelectrica de Cahora Bassa and private investors.
Nippon Koei UK is responsible for feasibility and technical studies of the project. Geological and hydro-logical studies has been completed in September 2013.
Hydrological and geotechnical studies are completed.
The social and environmental impact studies are underway which are scheduled to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2017 and it is followed by the technical and financial feasibility studies.
The project involves the expansion of Cahora Bassa North hydroelectric plant at Cahora Bassa in Tete Province, in Mozambique.
The US$1,000 million project also includes the following: