Multiconsult scores new hydropower contracts in Tanzania

Source: press release, 27 July 2020

photo: TANESCO
photo: TANESCO

Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO) has selected Multiconsult Norge AS with Norplan Tanzania Ltd (49% owned) and Tanzania Photomap Ltd as subcontractors, to provide consultancy services for the Rumakali Hydropower and Transmission Line Project and for Ruhudji Hydropower and Transmission Line Project in Tanzania. The total contract value for Multiconsult will be approximately NOK 55 million.

Work will begin immediately and is planned to be completed in Q2 2021.

The United Republic of Tanzania through TANESCO will fund the review and update of the feasibility study, conceptual design and preparation of tender documents and conducting environmental and social impact assessment study for the proposed 222 MW Rumakali Hydropower plant and transmission line and for the proposed 358 MW Ruhudji Hydropower plant and transmission line.