Nam Ngiep 2 Hydropower Project is an 180MW hydro power project. It is located on Nam Ngiep river/basin in Xiangkhouang, Laos. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by China International Water & Electric. China International Water & Electric and Electricite du Laos are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 90% and 10% respectively.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 151.8 million cubic meter. The project generated 720 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $345m.
The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Electricite du Laos under a power purchase agreement.
Toshiba Hydro Power (Hanzhou) was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 60MW nameplate capacity.
Toshiba Hydro Power (Hanzhou) supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 68.8 MVA.
For more details on Nam Ngiep 2 Hydropower Project, buy the profile here.
About China International Water & Electric
China International Water & Electric Corp (CWE), a subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation, is a state-owned enterprise that provides contracting and investment services. The company invests in construction of various water and hydropower projects across the countries. It also constructs highways, expressways, bridges and road rehabilitation, and highway upgrading. Key projects of the company include Aibd Mbour-Thies Expressway, Roseires Dam Heightening Project, Merowe Dam, Dam Complex of Upper Atbara Project, Kinkon Hydropower Station, Kaleta Hydroelectric Project in Africa, Nam Ngiep 2 Hydropower Project, San Gaban III Hydropower Station, and Canar and Naranjal Flood Control Project. CWE carries out water supply, irrigation, and other projects. The company operates across Central and Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America. CWE is headquartered in Beijing, China.