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Small Hydropower Plant Rapuni

Project objectives

The project focuses on the installation of the Rapuni hydropower cascade comprising two small hydropower plants located at the Rapuni River in eastern Albania in the vicinity of the village of Librazhd. Both plants consist of a Tyrolean weir and a downstream desanding basin, a GRP penstock (2.9 and 3.7 km) and a power house for the turbines. The hydro-mechanical equipment was supplied by the Austrian turbine producer Kössler.

Client

Location

Albania

Duration

2008 – 2009

Services

Project development (continuation of feasibility study by Posch&Partner), design for obtaining building permit and operation licences, tendering of the entire plant, execution design, structural design, consulting in all project phases

Project description

iC is in charge of complete planning and tendering of the hydropower cascade Rapuni 1 and Rapuni 2 based on a feasibility study by Posch&Partner dating from 2007. The services comprise consulting to the client in all project phases.

Project data

Rapuni hydropower cascade Rapuni 1 Rapuni 2
Water capacity (m³/s) 5,3 6,6
Water head (m) 100 75
Installed capacity (MW) 4,5 3,8
Type of turbine Francis turbine Francis turbin

Project specifics

Services iC

Project development (continuation of Posch&Partner’s feasibility study), design for obtaining building permit and operation licences, tendering of the entire plant, execution design, structural design, consulting in all project phases.

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