• Short Summary

    A NEW 21 MEGAWATT POWER STATION ON TANZANIA'S PANGANI RIVER WILL DOUBLE THE CAPACITY OF THE COUNTRY'S HYDRO-ELECTRIC POWER SCHEME.

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    GV PAN TECHNICIAN WALKS TO CONTROLS IN THE MAIN CONTROL ROOM.
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    SV MAN OPERATES MAIN GOVERNOR VALVE.
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    LV & SV CONTROL ENGINEER ON ALTERNATOR PLATFORM.
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    GV TILT DOWN CABLES AND PYLONS IN DISTANCE.
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    GV TILT UP STORAGE WIER ON THE PANGANI RIVER
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    Background: A NEW 21 MEGAWATT POWER STATION ON TANZANIA'S PANGANI RIVER WILL DOUBLE THE CAPACITY OF THE COUNTRY'S HYDRO-ELECTRIC POWER SCHEME. PRESIDENT NYERERE WILL OPEN THE GBP5 MILLION STATION AT HALE -- 40 MILES FROM TANGA -- ON NOVEMBER 21.

    THE HALE PROJECT IS A FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF THE PANGANI RIVER'S HYDRO POTENTIAL. THE STATION IS UNDERGROUND AND WILL WORK IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE 17 1/2 MEGAWATT STATION AT PANGANI FALLS.

    THE LINKED POWER STATIONS WILL BRING THE FIRST PUBLIC SUPPLY OF POWER TO THE IMPORTANT SISAL GROWING AREA NEXT TO TANZANIA'S CENTRAL RAILWAY LINE.

    THREE MILLION POUNDS TOWARDS THE COST OF THE HALE POWER STATION WAS CONTRIBUTE BY THE COMMONWEALTH DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1POE51FNKWC9RHC1S4PAO2VNY
    Media URN:
    VLVA1POE51FNKWC9RHC1S4PAO2VNY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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