Gabon, Grand Poubara Hydropower Station


Location:  upstream of the Poubara waterfalls on the Ogooué River, 15 km from Franceville, southeast of Gabon
Capacity:  160 MW
Dam Type:  RCC dam, 37 m high
Contract Type:  EPC
Owner:  Ministry of Mining, Energy, Oil and Water Resources
Work Duration:  Dec. 2008-Jul. 2013 (estimated)
Financier:  China Exim Bank
Feature:   The Project is to supply power to the ferromanganese plant in Moanda and boost the distribution of electricity on the public network

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