Tenom Pangi is a 75MW hydro power project. It is located on Padas river/basin in Sabah, Malaysia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1978 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1984. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Sabah Electricity Sdn.

Tenom Pangi is a run-of-river project. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 3 in number.

The hydro power project consists of 3 generators each with 25 MVA nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1978 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1984.

Contractors involved

Bharat Heavy Electricals was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 3 units of Francis turbines, each with 25MW nameplate capacity.

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About Sabah Electricity Sdn

Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB), a subsidiary of Tenaga Nasional Bhd, is an integrated power utility that generates, transmits and distributes electricity. Its generation portfolio comprises thermal, hydro, biomass and solar power plants. The company operates the overhead line, underground cable line, submarine cables, intake substations, power transformers, and transmission towers across Sabah. It also offers various services such as billing, counter services, supply reconnection, counter services, meter replacement, meter testing, and complaints and inquiry-related services. The company serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the state of Sabah and the Federal Territory of Labuan. SESB is headquartered in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.


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