Hydro capacity accounted for 16.7% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData, with total recorded hydro capacity of 1,357GW. This is expected to contribute 12.6% by the end of 2030 with capacity of installations aggregating up to 1,555GW. Of the total global hydro capacity, 0.46% is in Malaysia. Listed below are the five largest active hydro power plants by capacity in Malaysia, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global hydro power segment. Buy the latest hydro power plant profiles here.
The Murum is a 944MW hydro power project located in Sarawak, Malaysia. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 2014. The project was developed by Sarawak Energy. Sarawak Energy own the project. Buy the profile here.
The 600MW Pergau hydro power project is located in Perak, Malaysia. It was commissioned in 1997. The project is owned by Tenaga Nasional. Buy the profile here.
3. Sultan Mahmud Kenyir plant
The Sultan Mahmud Kenyir plant is a 400MW hydro project. Tenaga Nasional owns the project. It was commissioned in 1985. The project was developed by Tenaga Nasional. It is located in Terengganu, Malaysia. Buy the profile here.
4. Ulu Jelai
The Ulu Jelai hydro project with a capacity of 372MW came online in 2016. The project was developed by Tenaga Nasional. Tenaga Nasional have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in Pahang, Malaysia. Buy the profile here.
5. Temenggor Power Station
The Temenggor Power Station has been operating since 1979. The 348MW hydro project is located in Perak, Malaysia. The project has been developed by Tenaga Nasional. Tenaga Nasional have the equity stakes in this project. Buy the profile here.
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