Nigeria: Chinese report delays to Zungeru HEP
Issue 353 - 15 Sep 2017
The developers of the 700MW Zungeru hydroelectric plant in Niger State said in late August they might not be able to complete the estimated $1.3bn project by the existing December 2019 delivery date, and now expected commissioning in 2020. China National Electric Engineering Company-Sinohydro Consortium deputy project manager Xiao Nie said the project’s first unit was 47% complete. Delays were due to a shortage of personnel, he said. The project is funded by a loan from the Export-Import Bank of China with Nigerian government counterpart funding.
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