Xekaman 2B is a 100MW hydro power project. It is planned on Xekaman river/basin in Xekong, Laos. 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 2026 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2030. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by China International Water & Electric, Electricite du Laos and Viet-Lao Construction and Investment. The project is currently owned by Electricite du Laos.

Xekaman 2B is a reservoir based project. The net head of the project will be 78.8m. The project is expected to generate 380 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2026. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2030.

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About China International Water & Electric

China International Water & Electric Corp (CWE), a subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation, is a state-owned enterprise that provides contracting and investment services. The company invests in construction of various water and hydropower projects across the countries. It also constructs highways, expressways, bridges and road rehabilitation, and highway upgrading. Key projects of the company include Aibd Mbour-Thies Expressway, Roseires Dam Heightening Project, Merowe Dam, Dam Complex of Upper Atbara Project, Kinkon Hydropower Station, Kaleta Hydroelectric Project in Africa, Nam Ngiep 2 Hydropower Project, San Gaban III Hydropower Station, and Canar and Naranjal Flood Control Project. CWE carries out water supply, irrigation, and other projects. The company operates across Central and Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America. CWE is headquartered in Beijing, China.

About Electricite du Laos

Electricite du Laos (EDL) is a state government owned company which produces energy with diesel engines. The company owns and operates in the field of production, management, service and development of electricity according to the guidelines of the Party and the law of the state government. It provides sufficient electricity to the domestic and foreign electricity consumers and provides electricity outside the country to generate monetary income for the nation. EDL is headquartered in Vientiane, Laos.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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