Ramu is a 90MW hydro power project. It is planned on Ramu river/basin in Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 1975. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by PNG Power.

The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 2.8 million cubic meter.

Ramu (Ramu Phase I) consists of 3 units of francis turbines.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 1975.

Contractors involved

Ramu (Ramu Phase II) will be equipped with Andritz Hydro turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines, each with 15MW nameplate capacity.

Koncar Generators and Motors is expected to supply 3 electric generators for the Ramu (Ramu Phase I). The generator capacity is likely to be 16.66 MVA.

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About PNG Power

PNG Power Ltd (PPL) is a power authority focusses on power distribution services. The company offers services such as power development systems, generation, transmission, distribution, and retailing of electricity. PPL project portfolio comprises PNG Power Pilot Rooftop Solar Program, Edevu Hydro, Naoro-Brown Hydro Power Project, and Ramu System Power Development. It serves to industrial, commercial, government and domestic customers located in urban centers and in some rural communities of Papua New Guinea. PPL is headquartered in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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