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This is a list of hydroelectric power stations in Africa. Some of the power stations are still under construction:

Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Capanda Power Stationmarker Reservoir 520 MW 1999 Capanda Reservoir Kwanza River
Cambambe Power Station Reservoir 180 MW Cambambe Power Station
Biopo Power Station Reservoir
Matala Power Station Reservoir


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Mugere Power Station Reservoir 8 MW 1982 Mugere Reservoir Mugere River
Rusomo Power Station Reservoir 60 MW 2020 Rusomo Reservoir Kagera River
Rwegura Power Station Reservoir 18 MW 1991 Rwegura Dam Kitenge River
Mpanda Power Station Reservoir 10 MW 2013
Kabu Power Station Reservoir 20 MW 2015
Jiji Power Station Reservoir 15.5 MW 2017
Mule Power Station Reservoir 16.5 MW 2019


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Edea Power Station Reservoir 204 MW 1953 Edea Reservoir Sanaga Rivermarker
Song Loulou Power Station Reservoir 384 MW 1981 & 1988 Song Loulou Reservoir Sanaga Rivermarker
Lagdo Power Station Reservoir 72 MW 1982 Lagdo Reservoirmarker Benue Rivermarker
Memve'ele Power Station Reservoir 200 MW 2013 Memve'ele Reservoir Ntem River


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Inga I & II Power Stationsmarker Reservoir 1,775 MW River Congomarker
Ruzizi I Power Station Reservoir 40 MW 1958 Lake Kivumarker Ruzizi River
Ruzizi II Power Station Reservoir 45 MW 1989 Lake Kivumarker Ruzizi River
Inga III Power Station Reservoir 3,500 MW 2025 Congo Rivermarker


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Aswan Power Stationmarker Reservoir 2,100 MW 1970 Lake Nassermarker River Nile


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Tis Abay I Power Station Reservoir 12 MW 1953 Lake Tanamarker Abay Rivermarker
Tis Abay II Power Station Reservoir 73 MW 2001 Lake Tanamarker Abay Rivermarker
Koka Power Station Reservoir 43 MW 1960 Lake Gelilamarker Awash Rivermarker
Awash II Power Station Reservoir 32 MW 1966
Awash III Power Station Reservoir 32 MW 1971
Fincha Power Station Reservoir 100 MW 1973
Melka Wakena Power Station Reservoir 150 MW 1989
Sor Power Station Reservoir 5 MW 1990
Gilgel Gibe I Power Station Reservoir 184 MW 2004 Gilgel Gibe Reservoir Omo Rivermarker
Tekeze Power Station Reservoir 300 MW 2009 Tekeze Reservoir Tekeze Rivermarker
Gilgel Gibe II Power Station Run of river 420 MW 2009 Gilgel Gibe Reservoir Omo Rivermarker
Beles Power Station Reservoir 460 MW 2014 Beles Rivermarker
Gilgel Gibe III Power Station Reservoir 1,870 MW 2013 Omo Rivermarker
Fincha Amerti Neshe Power Station Reservoir 100 MW 2013
Halele Worabesa Power Station Reservoir 440 MW 2015
Chemoga Yeda Power Station Reservoir 278 MW 2015


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Akosombo Power Stationmarker Reservoir 1,020 MW 1965 Lake Voltamarker River Volta


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Kossou Power Station Reservoir 176 MW 1973 Lake Kossoumarker Bandama River
Taabo Power Station Reservoir 210 MW 1979 Taabo Reservoir Bandama River
Buyo Power Station Reservoir 165 MW 1980 Buyo Reservoir Sassandra River


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Gitaru Power Station Reservoir 225 MW 1999 Gitaru Reservoir Tana Rivermarker
Kiambere Power Station Reservoir 168 MW 1988 Kiambere Reservoir River Tanamarker
Kindaruma Power Station Reservoir 44 MW 1968 Kindaruma Reservoir River Tanamarker
Masinga Power Station Reservoir 40 MW 1981 Masinga Reservoir River Tanamarker
Gogo Power Station Reservoir 2.0 MW 1957 Gogo Reservoir
Kamburu Power Station Reservoir 100 MW 1974 Kamburu Reservoir River Tanamarker
Mesco Power Station Reservoir 0.4 MW 1930's Mesco Reservoir Maragua River
Ndula Power Station Reservoir 2.0 MW 1924 Ndula Reservoir Thika River
Sagana Power Station Reservoir 1.5 MW 1956 Sagana Reservoir Sagana River
Sondu - Miriu Power Station Run of river 60 MW 2007 N/A Sondu River
Tana Power Station Reservoir 14.4 MW 1954 Sagana River

& Maragua River
Turkwel Power Stationmarker Reservoir 106 MW 1991 Turkwel Reservoirmarker
Wanjii Power Station Reservoir 7.4 MW 1954 Wanjii Reservoir Mathioya River

& Maragua River
Sosiani Power Station Reservoir 0.4 MW 1955 Sosiani Reservoir Sosiani River


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Mount Coffee Power Stationmarker Reservoir 64 MW 1966 St Paul Reservoir Saint Paul River
Firestone Power Station 4.8 MW 1942 Farmington River


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Kapichira Power Station Run of river 128 MW 2000 N/A Shire Rivermarker
Nkhula A Power Station Run of river 24 MW 1966 N/A Shire Rivermarker
Nkhula B Power Station Run of river 120 MW 1980, 1986 & 1992 N/A Shire Rivermarker
Tedzani I Power Station Run of river 20 MW 1973 N/A Shire Rivermarker
Tedzani II Power Station Run of river 20 MW 1977 N/A Shire Rivermarker
Tedzani III Power Station Run of river 50 MW 1996 N/A Shire Rivermarker
Wovwe Power Station Run of river 4.5 MW 1995 N/A Wovwe River


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Manantali Power Stationmarker Reservoir 200 MW 2002 Manantali Reservoir Bafing River


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Cahora Bassa Power Stationmarker Reservoir 2,075 MW 1975 Cahora Bassa Lakemarker Zambezi Rivermarker


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Ruacana Power Station Reservoir 240 MW 1978 Ruacana Reservoir Cunene Rivermarker


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Kainji Power Stationmarker Reservoir 800 MW 1968 Kainji Lakemarker Niger River
Jebba Power Station Reservoir 540 MW 1985 Lake Jebba Niger River
Shiroro Power Station Reservoir 600 MW 1990 Lake Shiroro Kaduna River
Kano Power Station Reservoir 100 MW 2015 Hadejia River
Zamfara Power Station Reservoir 100 MW 2012 Gotowa Lake Bunsuru River
Kiri Power Station Reservoir 35 MW 2016 Benue Rivermarker


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Nyabarongo Power Station Reservoir 27.5 MW 2012 Nyabarongo Reservoir Nyabarongo River


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Sterkfontein Power Stationmarker Reservoir 1,000 MW 1977 Sterkfontein Reservoirmarker
Gariep Power Stationmarker Reservoir 360 MW 1971 Gariep Dammarker Orange Rivermarker
Kouga Power Station Reservoir 3.6 MW 1967 Kouga Reservoir Kouga River
Palmiet Power Station Reservoir 400MW Palmiet Reservoir Palmiet River
Vanderkloof Power Stationmarker Reservoir 240 MW Vanderkloof Reservoirmarker Orange Rivermarker


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Merowe Power Stationmarker Reservoir 1,150 MW 2009 Merowe Reservoir River Nile
Shereyk Power Station Reservoir 350 MW Shereyk Reservoir River Nile
Kajbar Power Station Reservoir 300 MW Kajbar Reservoir River Nile
Sennar Power Station Reservoir 1925 Sennar Reservoir River Nile
Roseires Power Station Reservoir Roseires Reservoir River Nile


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Maguga Power Station Reservoir 19 MW 2006 Maguga Reservoir Komati River


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Mtera Power Stationmarker Reservoir 80 MW 1979 Mtera Reservoirmarker Rufiji Rivermarker
Kihansi Power Station Reservoir 180 MW 2000 Kihansi Reservoir Kihansi River
Nyumba ya Mungu Power Station Reservoir 8 MW Nyumba ya Mungu Reservoir Mt.marker Kilimanjaromarker Streams
Kidatu Power Station Reservoir 204 MW 1976 Kidatu Dam Rufiji Rivermarker
Pangani Power Station Reservoir 68MW Panganimarker River
Hale Power Station Reservoir 21MW


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Ayago Power Station Run of river 500 MW 2018 N/A Nile River
Bujagali Power Stationmarker Run of river 250 MW 2011 N/A River Nile
Buseruka Power Stationmarker Reservoir 9.0 MW 2010 Buseruka Reservoir Wambabya River
Isimba Power Station Run of river 100 MW 2017 N/A River Nile
Karuma Power Station Run of river 700 MW 2015 N/A Nile River
Kiira Power Stationmarker Reservoir 200 MW 2000 Lake Victoriamarker River Nile
Nalubaale Power Stationmarker Reservoir 180 MW 1954 Lake Victoriamarker River Nile
Nyagak Power Stationmarker Run of river 3.5 MW 2010 N/A Nyagak River


Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Kafue Gorge Upper Power Station Reservoir 900 MW Kafue Upper Reservoir Kafue Rivermarker
Kafue Gorge Lower Power Station Reservoir 750 MW 2015 Kafue Lower Reservoir Kafue Rivermarker


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Hydroelectric station Type Capacity Year completed Name of reservoir River
Kariba Power Stationmarker Reservoir 1,320 MW 1977 Lake Karibamarker Zambezi Rivermarker


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See also



References

  1. Angola's Hydropower Plants
  2. Mugere has capacity of 8 MW
  3. 60MW Plant is planned
  4. Burundi's Energy Infrastructure
  5. Burundi Energy Outlook
  6. Overview of Cameroon Energy Base
  7. About Song Loulou
  8. Presentation.pdf Ruzizi Power Complex in DRC
  9. Inga III is in the planning stages
  10. Ethiopia's Hydropower Energy Outlook
  11. About Tis Abay II
  12. Ethiopian Hydropower Projects in the Pipeline
  13. The Gilgel Gibe Hydropower Stations
  14. Ivory Coast has capacity of 600MW
  15. Gogo produces 2MW
  16. Sondu - Miriu is the only "Run of river" in Kenya
  17. Kapichira Power Station
  18. Details of Malawi Power Plants
  19. List of Malawi Hydropower Stations
  20. History of Ruacana Dam and Power Station
  21. Nigeria's Hydroelectric Dams
  22. Kano Power Station in the Pipeline
  23. About Zamfara Power Station
  24. Merowe Dam opened on 03/03/2009
  25. Sudan's Power Plants on the Nile River
  26. Kajbar Capacity is 300 MW
  27. Tanzania Hydroelectric Power Plants
  28. About Nyagak Hydropower Project
  29. Southern African Power Pool



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