Nam Ou 2 is a 120MW hydro power project. It is located on Nam Ou river/basin in Louangphabang, Laos. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2012 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||120||120||–||Active||Louangphabang, Laos||Electricite du Laos; Sinohydro|
The project is developed and owned by Electricite du Laos and Sinohydro. The company’s ownership stake in the project stands as 85% and 15% respectively.
The gross head of the project is 15m. The project generated 546 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $300.17m.
The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 40MW nameplate capacity.
The project has 3 electric generators installed at the site.
The project construction commenced in 2012 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.
About Electricite du Laos
Electricite du Laos (EDL) is a state owned corporation. It owns and operates generation, transmission and distribution assets and manages electricity imports into its grids and exports from its stations.
Sinohydro Corp Ltd (Sinohydro), a subsidiary of Power Construction Corporation of China, is a state-owned engineering and construction company executing large- and medium-scale hydropower projects. Its portfolio of services includes general construction; engineering, procurement and construction (EPC); and investment. The company carries out the construction of water conservancy, hydropower stations, power, transportation, civil work, mining, and real estate projects. The company also offers project financing, design, implementation, and operation of infrastructures such as power, transportation, civil work, mining, and real estate. The company has regional offices in several countries across Asia-Pacific, Africa, America, Eurasia, West Asia, and North Africa. Sinohydro is headquartered in Beijing, China.
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