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Title: Feasibility study of the Kafue Gorge Lower Hydroelectric Project: Feasibility report, executive summary. Export trade information

This study, conducted by Harza Engineering Company, was funded by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency. The primary objective of the feasibility study was to perform the technical, environmental, economic and financial studies to determine whether or not to proceed with the project. The report covers the preinvestment study that was conducted in 1976 to make comparisons from that period, as well as present and future electrical power demands in order to determine the kinds of equipment and structure needed if the project proceeds. This is the Executive Summary and is divided into the following sections: (1) Introduction; (2) Electric Power Sector; (3) Recommended Project; (4) Reservoir Operations Studies; (5) Construction Cost Estimates; (6) Economic Analysis; (7) Financial Analysis; (8) Expansion Program; (9) Environmental Assessment.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
200229
Report Number(s):
PB--96-137898/XAB
TRN: 60513163
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: DN: Color illustrations reproduced in black and white. This document was provided to NTIS by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, Rosslyn, VA. See also Volume 1, PB--96-137906; PBD: 1 May 1995
Research Org:
Harza Engineering Co., Chicago, IL (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
13 HYDRO ENERGY; ZAMBIA; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANTS; FEASIBILITY STUDIES; COST ESTIMATION; ECONOMIC ANALYSIS