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Zambia, Kafue Gorge - zm/12


Located 65 km upstream of confluence of Kafue and Zambezi rivers and 2 km downstream of existing 900 MW powerstation, Kafue Gorge Lower project will develop remaining 200 m of river head. Proposed 600 MW unit for Zambia Electricity Supply Commission will require four Francis turbines in underground powerhouse and 7.8 km-long tailrace tunnel. Preliminary design complete and awaiting approval and funding. Visit www.harza.com August 2000.