Nam Ou 1 is an 180MW hydro power project. It is located on Nam Ou river/basin in Louangphabang, 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 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2020. Buy the profile here.
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 89 million cubic meter. The project generated 710 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $333.02m.
The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines.
The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site.
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.
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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, Eurasia, America, West Asia, and North Africa. Sinohydro is headquartered in Beijing, China.