Jebba Hydroelectric Power Station

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Jebba Power Station
CountryNigeria
LocationNigeria
Coordinates9°08′08″N 4°47′16″E / 9.1356°N 4.7878°E / 9.1356; 4.7878
StatusOperational
Thermal power station
Primary fuelHydropower
Power generation
Nameplate capacity540 MW (720,000 hp)

The Jebba Power Station is a hydroelectric power plant of the Niger River in Nigeria. It has a power generating capacity of 540 megawatts (720,000 hp) enough to power over 364,000 homes[1] The hydroelectric power plant was completed in 1984.[2]

The Jebba Power Station is located 64 miles (103 km) from the Kainji Dam.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jebba Hydro Power Station". www.afdevinfo.com. 2009-07-25. Archived from the original on 2010-04-01. Retrieved 2009-08-01.
  2. ^ "Niger Dams Project". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved July 21, 2012.

Coordinates: 9°08′08″N 4°47′16″E / 9.13556°N 4.78778°E / 9.13556; 4.78778