Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme
- Employer Eskom Enterprises
- Country South Africa
- Sector water and irrigation works, hydroelectric plant
- Area KwaZulu-Natal, (South) Umzinyathi DC, Nqutu
- Contract value € 1,279,412,000 (Amounting to € 652,500,000 2016 Annual Report)
- Locality Seven
- Finished work in 10 2016
- Partecipation 51%
Construction of the Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme, a 1340 MW capacity hydroelectric plant, with an energy storage capacity of 21,000 MWh.
Works include the construction of an intake canal, two headrace tunnels with a total length of 2,000 metres, an underground powerhouse which will house four Francis type pump/turbines 335 MW each and a transformer cavern.
Works include also the construction of a tailrace tunnel 2,450 metres long, of ventilation and surge shafts, of a tailrace outlet canal and of the intake and outlet structures.
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