New Naga Hammadi Barrage and Hydropower Plant, Egypt

New Naga Hammadi Barrage and Hydropower Plant

naga hammadi, Egypt

Project facts

Type: Multipurpose project

Client: Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation Ministry of Electricity and Energy

Installed Capacity: 64 MW

Commissioning date:: 2009

The multipurpose project for irrigation water diversion, hydropower production and navigation will secure the livelihood of about two million people in Upper Egypt who depend on irrigated agriculture, produce annually 464 GWh of energy, and increase navigation capacity on the River Nile.

Pöyry's services included a conceptual and feasibility study, tender design and tendering, hydraulic model tests, detail design and civil construction drawings, construction and installation supervision, and commissioning. Construction was completed at the end of 2007 with environmental monitoring continuing until 2008.