Prek Liang I is a 72MW hydro power project. It is planned on Prek Liang river/basin in Ratanakiri, Cambodia. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 72 72 Announced Ratanakiri, Cambodia Korea South-East Power


The project is being developed and currently owned by Korea South-East Power.

The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 264 million cubic meter. The net head of the project will be 178.8m. The penstock length will be 147.5m. The penstock diameter will be 3.8m. The project cost is expected to be around $133.027m.

The hydro power project consists of 2 units of francis turbines.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.

About Korea South-East Power

Korea South-East Power Co Ltd (KOSEP), a subsidiary of Korea Electric Power Corp, is an electric utility. It produces and sells electricity in domestic and international markets. The company develops electric power resources; and generates electricity using coal, gas, steam, hydro, solar and other sources. KOSEP trades electricity through Korea Power Exchange to KEPCO as its trading partner. The company operates various thermal power plants, combined cycle power plant, internal combustion, hydro, solar and other renewable energy plants. KOSEP is headquartered in Jinju, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea.


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