Place

Portland, St. Thomas, St. Catherine, Trelawny, St. Thomas - Jamaica


Client

Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining


Year

2015 - in progress

Description for Jamaica 6

Jamaica 6 project includes the feasibility for six small hpps in Jamaica and relevant distribution and transmission electrical substations.

Main Features

Green River - IP =2.8 MW

  • Weir (H = 5 m, L = 65 m)
  • Pipe (L = 1.9 km, D = 0.8 m)
  • Penstock (L = 650 m, D = 0.8 m)

Wild Cane - IP = 1.9 MW

  • Weir (H = 4 m, L = 20 m)
  • Headrace canal (L = 3.1 km)
    Penstock (L = 2.1 km, D = 0.4 m)
    Powerhouse (No. 1x1.9 MW, Pelton type)Powerhouse (No. 1x2.8 MW, Pelton type)

Rio Grande 1 – IP = 0.9 MW

  • Weir (H = 1 m L = 40 m)
  • Pipe (L =625 m, D=2.3 m)
  • Powerhouse (No. 1x900 kW, Kaplan Z type)

Rio Grande 2 – IP = 0.8 MW

  • Weir (H = 1 m L = 50 m)
  • Pipe (L =700 m, D=1.8 m)
  • Powerhouse (No. 1x800 kW, Kaplan Z type)
  • Weir (H = 3 m, L = 45 m)
  • Tunnel (L = 509 m, D = 1.5 m)
  • Pipe: (L = 824 m, D = 1.5 m )
  • Powerhouse: (No. 2x1.45 MW, Francis)
  • Headrace canal (L = 73 m)
  • Powerhouse (No. 1x 1 MW, Kaplan Inclined type)

Swift River – IP = 2.9 MW

  • Weir (H = 3 m, L = 45 m)
  • Tunnel (L = 509 m, D = 1.5 m)
  • Pipe: (L = 824 m, D = 1.5 m )
  • Powerhouse: (No. 2x1.45 MW, Francis)

Rio Cobre at Angels- IP =1 MW

  • Headrace canal (L = 73 m)
  • Powerhouse (No. 1x 1 MW, Kaplan Inclined type)

Engineering Service

  • Prefeasibility studies
  • Feasibility studies
  • Investigations
  • Environmental and social impact assessment

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