Gawlan is a 120MW hydro power project. It is planned on Naw Chang Hka river/basin in Kachin, Myanmar. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed by IGE Group of Companies and YPIC International Energy Cooperation & Development. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

Gawlan is a reservoir based project. The net head of the project will be 175m. 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, is expected to be 1 in number. The penstock length will be 40m. The penstock diameter will be 4m. The project is expected to generate 594 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 60MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.

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About YPIC International Energy Cooperation & Development

YPIC International Energy Cooperation & Development Company is an alternative energy company that focuses on generating energy through hydropower. The company is based in China.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.