Ngonye Falls Project Overview Presentation

Published : 11/2019

The document provides information about the Ngonye Falls Hydroelectric Project, a run-of-river hydroelectric power station being constructed on the Zambezi River in the Western Province of Zambia.

The project aims to generate 180 MW of electricity, which will add around 8% to Zambia’s total electricity generation. ​

It is expected to produce 830 GWh per year of clean, renewable energy for local demand and export. ​ The construction of the power station is estimated to cost over 500 million US dollars, making it the largest private investment in Western Zambia. ​
The project is designed to have a low environmental impact and will have a positive impact on the local host community. ​ Construction is scheduled to start in 2021 and last for 3 years, with the first electricity production expected in 2024. ​

The document also provides details about the location of the project, the design and components of the power station, the environmental and social impact assessment, community participation and benefits, project finance and sales, and the remaining project development milestones.