President of Rwanda inaugurates Hydro Electric Plant set up by BHEL

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By Sarkaritel March 31, 2015 12:30

President of Rwanda inaugurates Hydro Electric Plant set up by BHEL


New Delhi, March 31: The 28 MW Nyaborongo-1 hydro electric power plant, set up by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) in Rwanda, has been inaugurated by Paul Kagame, President, Republic of Rwanda. H.E. Mr. James Musoni, Minister of Infrastructure of Rwanda and Dr. A.V.S Ramesh Chandra, India’s High Commissioner to Rwanda, besides various other dignitaries and senior officials of Govt. of Rwanda, Govt. of Burundi , Govt. of Kenya, Govt. of Uganda, Govt. of South Sudan, BHEL and AIL, were present on the occasion.

BHEL has successfully constructed and commissioned the 2×14 MW hydro power project in the African Region. Nyaborongo- I hydro power plant is located in Muhanga District in the Southern Province of Rwanda.

The project is owned by the Govt. of Rwanda and has been jointly financed under the Govt. of India’s Line of Credit and Govt. of Rwanda’s own funds. The project has been built by the Govt. of Rwanda under its plan of providing electricity to 70% of the population by 2017 from the current levels of just 17%.

BHEL’s scope of work for the Nyaborongo-I project included design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of the complete hydro-mechanical and electro-mechanical packages.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel March 31, 2015 12:30