Ressano Garcia Gas-Fired Power Station


Ressano Garcia Gas-Fired Power Station

WBHO, with its joint venture partner, delivered the new 100MW Gas-fired Power Station at Ressano Garcia in Mozambique for the energy company Gigawatt-Mozambique.

The project was executed on a turnkey basis with all engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning forming part of the project scope.

Two WBHO divisions were involved in differing roles in the project. WBHO Projects in a Joint venture was the overall EPC contractor. WBHO’s Mozambican division (WBHO Projects Limitada) was the civil works subcontractor for the project.

The contract commenced in June 2014 with the civil construction process started on site in August 2014. The foundations for the engines being completed in March 2015. The project as a whole, spanned 18 months. The final test being completed in December 2015; on time, on budget and without any significant accidents.

Electricity is produced by 13 ABB generators, equipped with thirteen Rolls-Royce gas engines that have a combined installed capacity of 120 megawatts. Gigawatt-Mozambique will supply the power to EDM (Mozambique publicly owned electricity company) under a long term contract.