ADFD loans Sudan $90m to build hydroelectric plant

8 Feb

constructionweekonline.com 05 Feb, 2017

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has contributed a $90m concessionary loan for the completion of a 320 MW hydroelectric power plant in eastern Sudan. ADFD officials attended the official opening of the Upper Atbara and Setit Dam Complex plant. The $1.9bn Upper Atbara and Setit Dam Complex includes Rumela Dam on the Upper Atbarah River and Burdana Dam on the Setit River. The twin dams have a total storage capacity of 2.7 billion cubic metres of water. The project makes use of natural water resources to reinforce agriculture production and generate much-needed electricity.

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