Luang Prabang is a 1,460MW hydro power project. It is planned on Mekong river/basin in Louangphabang, Laos. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,460||–||1,460||Permitting||Louangphabang, Laos||Luang Prabang Power|
The project is being developed by Luang Prabang Power and is currently owned by PetroVietnam Power.
Luang Prabang is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 734 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project will be 68m and 40m respectively. The project is expected to generate 6,500 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $4,370m.
The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 60MW nameplate capacity.
The hydro power project consists of 7 turbines, each with 200MW nameplate capacity.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.
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