Project Phases and Time Schedule

The development of the DHP project is divided in 4 phases:

1. Tender Concession

After an international tender the Concession was awarded to DHP and its Shareholders

2. Pre-Construction Phase

2009-2013
Objective: project optimization towards technical, economic, environmental and social aspects and preparation for construction.
Main processes:
  • Technical surveys
  • Banjë Safety Works
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA)
  • Project Design
  • Environmental and Social Management Plans (ESMP) / Resettlement Action Plan(RAP)
  • Land Access
  • Replacement Infrastructure
  • Licenses and permits
  • Tendering
  • Preparatory works

3. Construction Phase

2013 – 2019
DHP will manage the construction of the three hydropower plants and two transmission lines.

4. Operation Phase

After the power plants have started the production of electricity, DHP will own, operate and maintain them until the end of the concession period.

Project Time schedule