Houay Ho is a 152MW hydro power project. It is located on Houay Ho river/basin in Attapu, Laos. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1999.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 152 152 Active Attapu, Laos Houay Ho Power


The project was developed by Houay Ho Power. Glow Energy Public, Electricite du Laos and WHA Industrial Development Public are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 67.25%, 20% and 12.75% respectively.

Houay Ho is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 400 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 775.5m. The project generated 450 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 2.1MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1999.

Power Purchase Agreement

Electricite du Laos and Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Daewoo Engineering & Construction was selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 75MW nameplate capacity.

ABB supplied 2 electric generators for the project.

About Houay Ho Power

Houay-Ho Power Company Limited is company that is engaged in generation of power through its 150 megawatts hydro power plant, located in Lao People’s Democratic Republic.


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