RTA/GOC – Song Mbengue Hydroelectric Dam 1000 MW – Sanaga-Maritime - Project Profile
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Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA) and Government of Cameroon (GOC) are planning to undertake the Songmbengue Hydroelectric Dam project in Sanaga-Maritime region, Cameroon.
The project involves the construction of a 1,000MW capacity dam and a high voltage power line between Songmbengue and Kribi.
The project will include the construction of the powerhouse, substation, installation of turbines, generators, lining of transmission and distribution lines of 400 KV and construction of other related facilities.
In 2008, Poyry associated with EDF (France) and RSWI (Quebec) was appointed for all environmental studies: hydrology, topographic surveys, GIS and satellite imagery, water quality, measures of the diatoms as water quality indicators, fauna, flora and forests, biomass and GHG, compensation of CO2 emissions through the creation of a carbon sink.
Aecom has appointed for the study on the transmission and distribution system of the project and Geofor appointed to undertake the geo-technical surveys.
In February 2016, preliminary studies on the project were commenced.
In July 2016, the investors from Hong Kong Resources Development Group Ltd showed interest for the construction of the project.
Preliminary study works are underway.
The project involves the construction of a dam in Sanaga-Maritime region, Cameroon.
The US$3,000 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of 1,000MW hydroelectric dam
2. Construction of high voltage power line between Songmbengue and Kribi power plant
3. Construction of powerhouse
4. Construction of substation
5. Installation of turbines and generators
6. Lining of transmission lines
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