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January 20, 2022

Nam Gnouang, Laos

By Carmen

Nam Gnouang is a 60MW hydro power project. It is located on Nam Gnouang river/basin in Laos. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2013.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 60 60 Active Laos

Description

Theun-Hinboun Power and Statkraft are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 80% and 20% respectively.

Nam Gnouang is a reservoir based project. The net head of the project is 47m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 2 in number. The penstock diameter is 5.5m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2013.

Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 turbines, each with 30MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 33 MVA.

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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