Afobaka Hydropower Generation Plant at a glance
Location
100 km (62 miles) south of Paramaribo at the Suriname River

Dam
  • Length: 1,913 m (6,275 ft)
  • Height: 54 m (177 ft)


Reservoir
  • Area: 1,560 sq km (600 sq mi)
  • Full elevation: 80 m (265 ft) above sea level


Powerhouse Capacity
  • 1,000 million KWH/yr, of which 80 million KWH/yr are reserved for the Government of Suriname.