Nyamingura turbine

Nyamingura Power Station (Pvt) Ltd

The Nyamingura river flows south off Mt Nyangani and through the Eastern Highlands Tea Estate before joining the Pungwe River. It is in the area of highest rainfall on the massif.

The scheme has a 117 metre head. The steel penstock is 1000mm in diameter which gives a maximum flow of 1000 litres per second.  

The generator delivers 1.1MW at full output. The electricity is despatched through an 11KV line which is stepped up to 33KV and fed into the national grid.


Key Features

Location: Nyamingura river (tributary of the Pungwe river)

Installed capacity: 1.1 MW