Hydropower Energy

We have extended our renewables expertise to hydro power. Dams – the heart of hydropower energy –require specialist expertise and careful project management. Elsewedy Electric’s EPC model has become the favored choice for hydro projects in the region.


The Julius Nyerere 2115 MW Hydropower Project - Tanzania 

On the waters of the Rufiji river, in joint venture with The Arab Contractors of Egypt (Osman A. Osman & Co.), ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC is entrusted by the people and government of Tanzania to execute, The Julius Nyerere Hydropower Project. This national mega project that would secure clean power supply to more than 60 million Tanzanians.

  • US $2.9 billion contract
  • 6,307 GWh annual generation
  • 36 months from start to completion
  • EPC scope of works that includes the main dam, saddle dam, coffer dams, diversion tunnels, stop logs & gates, trash racks, admin building, workshop building, colony, intake structure, power house, cranes, spillways, roads, Rufiji bridge, control building, switchyard, surge tanks, hydro turbines with auxiliaries, generators with auxiliaries, main control valves, power tunnels, transmission lines and firefighting system.

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