Batang Ai is a 108MW hydro power project. It is located on Batang Ai river/basin in Sarawak, Malaysia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1982 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1984.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||108||108||–||Active||Sarawak, Malaysia||Sarawak Energy|
The project is developed and owned by Sarawak Energy.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 750 million cubic meter. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 4 in number. The project generated 453 GWh of electricity.
The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site.
The project construction commenced in 1982 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1984.
Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 27MW nameplate capacity.
About Sarawak Energy
Sarawak Energy Bhd (Sarawak Energy), is a state-owned investment holding company that generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity. The company generates power using sources such as coal, gas and hydro. It supplies electricity to commercial, residential, and industrial customers in the State of Sarawak in Malaysia. The company operates gas-fired open cycle power plant in Tanjung Kidurong, Bintulu; coal-fired steam-turbine power plant in Kampung Geobilt, Kuching; and coal-fired power station in Matadeng, Mukah. It has collaboration with various educational institutions, including Curtin University Malaysia Sarawak and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), for feasibility studies and consultancy works, and research and development activities, among others. Sarawak Energy is headquartered in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
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