Rusumo Falls Hydro Power Project

The project is being developed under NELSAP umbrella for Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania funded by the World Bank. Rusumo falls Hydropower Project is planned to generate 80 MW and the power output will be shared equally by three countries. The project consists of a concrete dam with a crest length of 150m, a Headrace Tunnel of 460m, and a surface power station with 3*30MW Kaplan turbines.

Period

11 years

Status

Ongoing

Source of funds

AfDB,KfW,NDA,WB

Implementing organisation

REG/EDCL

Contact Person

Jean Damasecene Harerimana

Position

Hydropower Development Specialist

Location

Kigali

Email

dharerimana@edcl.reg.rw

Phone

+250788463929

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