Phou Ngoy is a 728MW hydro power project. It is planned on Mekong river/basin in Champasak, Laos. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2029. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Charoen Energy and Water Asia, Doosan Enerbility and Korea Western Power. Charoen Energy and Water Asia and Korea Overseas Infrastructure & Urban Development are currently owning the project.

Phou Ngoy is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project will be 10.6m. The project is expected to generate 3,278 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 20 turbines.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2029.

Contractors involved

Doosan Enerbility is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

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About Charoen Energy and Water Asia

Charoen Energy and Water Asia Co Ltd (CEWA) is an iIndependent power producer focusing on renewable projects. CEWA is headquartered in Thailand.

About Doosan Enerbility

Doosan Enerbility Co Ltd (Doosan Enerbility), formerly, Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co Ltd is a power plant equipment manufacturer. It offers integrated equipment and solutions for power and water plants. The company’s major products include boilers, generators, engines, turbines, steam generators, nuclear reactors, material handling equipment, castings and forgings and seawater desalination plants. It also offers construction equipment and undertakes the construction of apartment complexes, roadways, power plants and industrial plants. Doosan Enerbility along with its subsidiaries, branches and affiliates operates in the Middle East, the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia. It is a subsidiary of Doosan Corp. Doosan Enerbility is headquartered in Changwon, Yeongnam, South Korea.

About Korea Western Power

Korea Western Power Co., Ltd. (KOWEPO), a subsidiary of Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), develops electricity resources, and generates and supplies electricity. The company’s power generation portfolio includes Taen, Pyeongtaek, Seoincheon, and Gunsan power complexes consisting of thermal, hydro, solar and combined cycle power plants; and solar power plants at Samrangjin, Sejong City and Gyeonggi. KOWEPO is headquartered in Seoul, Korea.

This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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