Through detailed optimization and economic and financial analysis the alternative with full supply level of 1190masl and a maximum turbine discharge of 315m3/s with two turbines was found most advantageous.
The total cost of the proposed alternative is 379.4 M USD
All prices and cost data are quoted in US Dollars (USD). The unit cost is referred to the price level of year 2014 for high quality construction materials and equipment. No taxes and import duties are included in the cost estimate.
It is assumed that the project will be implemented through an international competitive bidding. Without taking into account what will be the form of contract, contract packaging for the Kakono hydropower plant may be:
The project objectives are to provide reliable power supply to north-western part of Tanzania; stabilise the national electricity grid; and support regional integration.
MUGUWA Andrew - RDGE1
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