Amiblu penstock for hydropower plant in Western Uganda

Amiblu supplies penstock for hydropower plant in Uganda

Kyambura Power Station is a 7.6 MW run-of-river hydropower station currently under construction in the Rubirizi district in Western Uganda. Amiblu supplied the 880 m long penstock built of Flowtite GRP pressure pipes DN 2200, PN 10, and DN 2100, PN 12 (440 m each), as well as flanges, bends, reducers and a flanged tee.

The GRP penstock connects the forebay with the power station, which will be equipped with two Francis turbines. Kyambura Power Station will be ready to start producing electricity by the end of 2018 and have and annual production of 36.7 GWh.