Xekaman 1 is a 322MW hydro power project. It is located on Xekaman river/basin in Attapu, Laos. 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 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2016. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by The Viet-Lao Power Joint Stock. The company has a stake of 100%.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 4,804 million cubic meter. The penstock length is 183.2m. The penstock diameter is 6.8m. The project generated 1,300 GWh of electricity.

Xekaman 1 (Xekaman Sanxay Active Unit I) consists of 1 unit of bulb turbine with 16MW nameplate capacity.

The Xekaman 1 (Xekaman Sanxay Active Unit I) has 1 electric generator installed at the site.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2016.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Electricite du Laos under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Song Da was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

Xekaman 1 (Xekaman 1 Phase I Active Unit-I) is equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 145MW nameplate capacity.

Xekaman 1 (Xekaman 1 Phase I Active Unit-II) is equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 145MW nameplate capacity.

Xekaman 1 (Xekaman Sanxay) is equipped with Andritz Hydro bulb turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 16MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 1 electric generator for the Xekaman 1 (Xekaman 1 Phase I Active Unit-I).

Andritz Hydro supplied 1 electric generator for the Xekaman 1 (Xekaman 1 Phase I Active Unit-II).

Andritz Hydro supplied 1 electric generator for the Xekaman 1 (Xekaman Sanxay).

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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