Nam Phouan is a 102.3MW hydro power project. It is planned on Nam Phouan river/basin in Xaignabouli, 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 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 102.3 102.3 Permitting Xaignabouli, Laos Electrical Construction and Installation; TK Construction


The project is being developed and currently owned by Electrical Construction and Installation and TK Construction. The company’s ownership stake in the project stands as 75% and 25% respectively.

Nam Phouan is a run-of-river project. The project cost is expected to be around $189.009m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

About Electrical Construction and Installation

Electrical Construction and Installation is engaged in the distribution of electricity, grid maintenance and extension as well as rural electrification.


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