Ramu 2 is an 183MW hydro power project. It is planned on Ramu river/basin in Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 183 183 Permitting Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea Shenzhen Energy Group; Sinohydro


The project is being developed by Shenzhen Energy Group and Sinohydro. The project is currently owned by Kumul Consolidated Holdings.

Ramu 2 is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project will be 570m and 516m respectively. 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, is expected to be 2 in number. The penstock diameter will be 2.75m. The project is expected to generate 1,190 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $2,000m.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 61MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 3 electric generators that will be installed at the project site.

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Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024.

About Shenzhen Energy Group

Shenzhen Energy Group Co., Ltd. (Shenzhen Energy) is an electric utility service provider that supplies electricity. The company develops, generates, purchases and markets conventional energies and new energies such as electricity and natural gas. Its main business activities include energy and power, urban solid waste treatment, environmental protection and supply of natural gas. In addition, Shenzhen Energy also provides clean energy that includes wind power, natural gas power generation, photovoltaics and hydropower. The company has presence in Ghana, Vietnam and China. Shenzhen Energy is headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.

About Sinohydro

Sinohydro Corp Ltd (Sinohydro), a subsidiary of Power Construction Corporation of China, is a state-owned engineering and construction company executing large- and medium-scale hydropower projects. Its portfolio of services includes general construction; engineering, procurement and construction (EPC); and investment. The company carries out the construction of water conservancy, hydropower stations, power, transportation, civil work, mining, and real estate projects. The company also offers project financing, design, implementation, and operation of infrastructures such as power, transportation, civil work, mining, and real estate. The company has regional offices in several countries across Asia-Pacific, Africa, America, Eurasia, West Asia, and North Africa. Sinohydro is headquartered in Beijing, China.


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