The power house, situated at the downstream toe of the dam, is equipped with 3 X 10 mega Watt turbines and all the necessary equipment – butterfly valves, alternators, transformers, control room, switchyard – for the production of hydro-electric power. The electricity will be transferred to the city of Kaduna through a high voltage transmission line.
Other Associated works include: 140km High Voltage line, medium voltage and High Voltage Equipment, Auxiliary Electrical Equipment. The characteristics of each generator are:-
Rated output : 12,500kVA
Rated Power factor: 0.85
Rated Voltage: 11kV
Rated Frequency: 50Hz
The Power Plant includes: auxiliary transformer, LV distribution boards, control and relay board, LV switchboard, signalling control and protection, Batteries with battery chargers, MV, LV and control cables.
We were responsible for Detailed Design, Monthly Valuation, Construction Supervision of the above works as well as associated works such as:
Intake and Tunnel for Conveyance Pipeline.
Access Shaft to Gate Room: Bottom Outlet Tunnel.
Access Shaft to Gate Room & Pipeline Intake Tunnel
Abaza Access Road Bridge