Merowe Dam and Hydropower Plant

Sudan
Solutions associées
Eau et hydroélectricité

The Merowe Dam and Hydropower Plant is located on the Nile River some 350 km north of Khartoum. It is the largest hydropower plant in Sudan with a total installed capacity of 1,250 MW (10 units at 125 MW each) and more than 6,500 GWh of annual energy generation. The spillway is capable of discharging 19,900 m³/s during PMF-conditions. The embankment dam consists of a 5.9 km long concrete face rockfill dam, which is the longest CFRD worldwide.

Client Dams Implementation Unit (DIU), Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation & Electricity, Khartoum, Sudan
Emplacement Merowe Dam, Marawi, Northern, Sudan
Période 2000 - 2012
Capacité 1,250 MW

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Sous-domaines utilisés

Introduction aux sous-domaines utilisés
Grands aménagements hydroélectriques Barrages Inspections et essais de réception en usine Ingénierie géotechnique et travaux souterrains Équipements hydro-électromécaniques (HEM) Gestion des réservoirs et contrôle de la sédimentation Évaluation de la sécurité, contrôle et surveillance des barrages