Murum is a 944MW hydro power project. It is located on Murum river/basin in Sarawak, Malaysia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2014.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||944||944||–||Active||Sarawak, Malaysia||Sarawak Energy|
The project is developed and owned by Sarawak Energy.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 12,043 million cubic meter. The project generated 5,952 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $991.596m.
The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2014.
China Three Gorges was selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.
Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 236MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied 4 electric generators for the project.
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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