Who we are

Hidroelécrica de Mphanda Nkuwa, a company owned by Camargo Corrêa, Insitec and Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) is the entity...

The Project

Mphanda Nkuwa Hydropower Plant is a project with strong national relevance which is going to contribute to the social and economical development of Mozambique and help supplying the energy deficit that the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region is facing...


Mphanda Nkuwa Hydropower Plant has been following the international best practices to define the strategy for construction and management of hydropower plant...


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It is foreseen that Mozambique has 12.500 MW of power potential, which corresponds to an average annual generation of 60.000 GWh. Most potential is located on the Zambezi River. Among the locations that have been studied stands out the hydroelectric potential of Cahora Bassa, Mphanda Nkuwa, Boroma and Lupata.


To date the sole developed potential is the hydropower plant of Cahora Bassa (2.075 MW) upstream of Mphanda Nkuwa.
The power supply in Mozambique and neighboring countries has become critical in recent years. With a current peak capacity of 600MW (without considering the demand of 950 MW of MOZAL) Mozambique faces an ever increasing growth in demand.
Projections show that in average 1.554 MW will be needed until 2010 (2.338 MW in 2030) to meet the needs of the population (excluding the industries of intensive use energy)...  KNOW MORE


Draft Report of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

Hidroeléctrica de Mphanda Nkuwa publishes the draft version of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, produced by COBA, Engeneering and Environmental Consultants, IMPACTO, Projects and Environmental Studies and ERM Environmental Resources Management Southern Africa. The public hearings of the report will occur in... read more ›

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