Nam Ou 4 is a 132MW 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 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2020.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||132||132||–||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 hydro reservoir capacity is 141.6 million cubic meter. The project generated 519 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $244.547m.
The project construction commenced in 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2020.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Power Construction Corporation of China under a power purchase agreement.
Toshiba Hydro Power (Hanzhou) was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 turbines, each with 44MW nameplate capacity.
Toshiba Hydro Power (Hanzhou) supplied 3 electric generators for the project.
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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