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Shweli II is a 520MW hydro power project. It is planned on Shweli river/basin in Shan, 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 2029 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2033. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Huaneng Lancang River Hydropower.

The gross head of the project will be 110m. The project is expected to generate 2,814 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 130MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2029. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2033.

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About Huaneng Lancang River Hydropower

Huaneng Lancang River Hydropower Co Ltd (HLRH), a subsidiary of China Huaneng Group Co Ltd, is an energy and utilities service provider. The company provides hydropower generation and sales; construction and development of hydropower projects; and the operation and management of hydropower stations. It has developing projects in the drainage area of the Lancang River Basin and adjacent areas. HLRH executes renewable energy projects such as solar photovoltaics and wind power projects. The company has investments in the cascade hydropower development project of the Lancang River Basin. HLRH is headquartered in Kunming, Yunnan, China.

This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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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.