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January 11, 2022

Ngoi Phat, Vietnam

By Carmen

Ngoi Phat is an 85.2MW hydro power project. It is located on Ngoi Phat river/basin in Lao Cai, Vietnam. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2010 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 85.2 85.2 Active Lao Cai, Vietnam Northern Electricity Development and Investment


The project is developed and owned by Northern Electricity Development and Investment.

Ngoi Phat is a run-of-river project.

The Ngoi Phat (Ngoi Phat HPP) has 3 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 28.24 MVA.

Development Status

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The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2014.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Vietnam Electricity under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years from 2014. The contracted capacity is 307.66GWh.

Contractors Involved

Ngoi Phat (Ngoi Phat Expansion HPP) is equipped with FLOVEL Energy Private pelton turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 13.2MW nameplate capacity.

Ngoi Phat (Ngoi Phat HPP) is equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 24.742MW nameplate capacity.

FLOVEL Energy Private supplied 1 electric generator for the Ngoi Phat (Ngoi Phat Expansion HPP).

About Northern Electricity Development and Investment

Northern Electricity Development and Investment (NEDI), a subsidiary of Vietnam Construction and Import – Export Joint Stock Corporation is a renewable energy investment company. The company’s services include hydropower plants construction, investment, management, development, and operations, energy development investment, hydropower and real estate investment services. It also provides investment, construction, and operation of hydropower projects, consulting design of civil, industrial, transportation, irrigation, electricity, and hydropower projects, contracting, trading, producing, importing and exporting services, among others. NEDI owns and operates the Ngoi Phat Hydropower Project located in Ban Vuoc and Ban Xeo Communes, Bat Xat District, Lao Cai Province. The company holds a power generation capacity of 72 MW. NEDI is headquartered in Lao Cai, Vietnam.


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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