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January 7, 2022

Cua Dat, Vietnam

By Carmen

Cua Dat is a 97MW hydro power project. It is located on Chu river/basin in Thanh Hoa, Vietnam. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 97 97 Active Thanh Hoa, Vietnam Vietnam Construction and Import – Export


The project was developed by Vietnam Construction and Import – Export.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 1,500 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 89.4m and 69.3m respectively. The project generated 430 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $97.412m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2010.

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Contractors Involved

DEC Dongfang Electric Machinery was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 turbines, each with 48.5MW nameplate capacity.

DEC Dongfang Electric Machinery supplied 2 electric generators for the project.

About Vietnam Construction and Import – Export

Vietnam Construction and Import – Export (Vinaconex) is an industry conglomerate. The company carries out construction contracting, engineering, real estate development, and investment services. Vinaconex also manufactures industrial and construction material products including cement, fiber glass, steel structures, sand, concrete, plastic pipes, furniture and agriculture products. The company offers design consultancy, education and training, and manpower import and export services. It carries out commercial activities including investments in hotels such as Cat Ba Island, Bai Chay, Sam Son Hotel and Ky Lan Hotel. It also carries out other business activities such as financial investments, training, insurance, hotel management, trading, tourism and urban services. Vinaconex is headquartered in Hanoi, Vietnam.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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