Dama site in Burundi

Tembo Power Ltd (“Tembo Power”) operations were initiated in 2015 based on hydropower schemes initiated by Raphael Khalifa, whose prior experience in the business of renewable energy projects development dates back to 2007 during his tenure at Deutsche Bank in London.

Development according to project financing standards

Tembo Power develops projects according to the strictest project financing standards, and meet international lenders and private equity firms’ requirements.

The Company teams up with world class EPC Contractors at early stages to de-risk development phase, and with the most reputable fund managers on the continent to jointly finance and construct the projects.

Tembo Power can rely on a strong executive team and best-in-class advisors, and targets a portfolio of 1GW by 2025.

Our Projects

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Kaptis Hydropower Project, Kenya

Kenya
  • RoR Hydropower
Location
Yala River, Western Kenya
Installed Capacity
14.7 MW
Net Head
131m
Expected Annual Output
86.4GWh
Investment Cost
$51.5m
Expected COD
Q3 2025
Status
Fully permitted, financing fully secured, PPA initialed & awaiting execution
Tembo Power

Buchangu Hydropower Project, Kenya

Kenya
  • RoR Hydropower
Location
Nzoia River, Western Kenya
Installed Capacity
4.7 MW
Net Head
14m
Expected Annual Output
21.66 GWh
Investment Cost
$17m
Expected COD
Q3 2025
Status
Fully permitted, financing fully secured, PPA initialed & awaiting execution
Tembo Power

Dama & Siku Hydropower Projects, Burundi

Burundi
  • RoR Hydropower
Location
Rumonge & Bururi provinces, Burundi
Installed Capacity
21.8 MW
Net Head
176 & 310m respectively
Expected Annual Output
115 GWh
Investment Cost
$68.8m
Expected COD
Q1 2023
Status
Feasibility Studies completed, negotiating Concession Agreements and PPAs
Tembo Power

Dikolongo, Kawa, Kambudji Hydropower + Lubudi Solar PV Projects

  • RoR Hydropower
  • Solar PV
Location
Kalule River, Lualaba Province, DRC
Installed Capacity
117 MW
Net Head
91, 95 & 119m respectively
Expected Annual Output
425.81 GWh
Investment Cost
$280.0m
Expected COD
Q2 2023
Status
Feasibility Studies Completed, Finalizing Concession Agreements, Negotiation of PPAs ongoings
Tembo Power

Kenya 3,4 & 5 Hydropower Projects, Kenya

Kenya
  • RoR Hydropower
Location
Western Kenya
Installed Capacity
47 MW
Net Head
270, 300 & 350m respectively
Expected Annual Output
224 GWh
Investment Cost
$156m
Expected COD
Q2 2024
Status
Feasibility Studies underway