The Kinguélé Aval project is a 34 MW hydroelectric dam and is a run-of-river operation. Operation of the dam is planned from 2022 for 30 years. The project's footprint is 290 ha, 261 ha of which are within the Monts de Cristal National Park and its buffer zone. Monts de Cristal National Park is a priority site for the conservation of Endangered Western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) and Central chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus).
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