• Short Summary

    THE NEW HYDRO-ELECTRIC SCHEME AT NKULA FALLS, IN MALAWI, WHICH WAS BEGUN TWO YEARS AGO IS EXPECTED TO BE IN FULL COMMERCIAL OPERATION THIS SUMMER.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN. ALONG THE SHIRE RIVER TO HYDRO-ELECTRO PLANT
    0.10

    2.
    SV PAN. FROM WATER TO POWER HOUSE AND TURBINE OUTLETS (2 SHOTS)
    0.20

    3.
    GV POWER PLANT WITH BULLDOZER MOVING EARTH IN FOREGROUND
    0.23

    4.
    SV BULLDOZER MOVING EARTH AND ROCKS (3 SHOTS)
    0.44

    5.
    SV PAN. WORKERS PAN. TO WATER OUTLETS
    0.50

    6.
    SV MEN WORKING ON PLANT
    0.54

    7.
    CU MAN STEPS DOWN LADDER AND WALKS THROUGH TUNNEL TO VALVE HOUSE (2 SHOTS)
    1.12

    8.
    TV MEN WORKING ON TURBINE (2 SHOTS)
    1.19

    9.
    SV ENGINEERS INSPECTING CONTROLS IN POWER HOUSE (2 SHOTS)
    1.32

    10.
    LV MEN OPENING VALVES (2 SHOTS)
    1.41

    11.
    TV WATER GUSHING (2 SHOTS)
    1.51

    12.
    SV MODEL SHOWING THE LAYOUT OF THE HYDRO-ELECTRIC PROJECT
    1.57

    13.
    CU MODEL OF THE NKULA FALLS HYDRO-POWER PROJECT SCHEME
    2.06

    14.
    GV FLOWING WATERS
    2.11



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE NEW HYDRO-ELECTRIC SCHEME AT NKULA FALLS, IN MALAWI, WHICH WAS BEGUN TWO YEARS AGO IS EXPECTED TO BE IN FULL COMMERCIAL OPERATION THIS SUMMER.

    THE NKULA FALLS PROJECT IS THE MOST ECONOMICAL SOURCE OF ELECTRICITY AVAILABLE TO THE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY COMMISSION OF MALAWI, AND WILL REPLACE THE STEAM AND DIESEL POWER STATION IN BLANTYRE, WHICH AT PRESENT SUPPLIES THE BULK OF ELECTRICITY USED IN THE SOUTHERN REGION OF MALAWI.

    WHEN THE NKULA FALLS PLANT IS FULLY OPERATIONAL, OVER 1,000 MILLION TONS OF WATER WILL PASS THROUGH ITS 13,850 HORSEPOWER TURBINES EACH DAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACYDLMXFKR0V1GPIXPP0TBJGLH
    Media URN:
    VLVACYDLMXFKR0V1GPIXPP0TBJGLH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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