Pungwe A weir

Pungwe A Power Station (Pvt) Ltd

The Pungwe A scheme is located in the Honde Valley at the confluence of the Nyamombe and Pungwe rivers.

The steel penstock has a diameter of 900mm and captures a maximum flow of 1,000 litres per second at the weir on the Nyamombe river. It is returned to the river just below the confluence with the Pungwe, a distance of 2,700m.

The turbine is a Pelton design by Gilkes and the electricity generated is despatched into the grid via a 33KV line.


Key Features

Location: Nyamombe river (tributary of the Pungwe river)

Installed capacity: 2.7 MW