Dam & Reservoir
The Project reservoir has inundated 40% of the Nakai Plateau by creating a shallow reservoir (on average 7 m deep) with a surface area of 450 km2 at full supply level. This will reduce in size to a surface area of a little as 70 km2 at the end of the dry season.
Installed capacity: 1070 MW
6000 GWh of electricity per year
39 m high dam
Operation date: April 2010
A national protected area of 4000 km2
Reservoir capacity: 450 km2
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