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November 22, 2021

Kawnglanghpu, Myanmar

By Carmen

Kawnglanghpu is a 2,700MW hydro power project. It is planned on N’Mai river/basin in Kachin, Myanmar. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2026 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2030.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 2,700 2,700 Announced Kachin, Myanmar China Power Investment

Description

The project is being developed by China Power Investment and is currently owned by State Power Investment.

The net head of the project will be 192m. The project is expected to generate 14,730 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $4,988.52m.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 675MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

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The project construction is expected to commence from 2026. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2030.

About China Power Investment

State Power Investment Corp Ltd (SPIC), established by the merger of China Power Investment Corp and State Nuclear Power Technology Corp, is a state-owned power generator enterprise. The company owns and operates power generation plants and offers hydro-power, thermal power, nuclear power and new energy generation services. The company carries out research and development, designing, and manufacturing of nuclear power components and equipment. SPIC’s business activities include project contracting, mining investments, life cycle services and technical supports. The company operates in China, Japan, Malta, Australia, India, Turkey, Pakistan, Brazil and Myanmar. SPIC is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Methodology

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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