Sambor is a 2,600MW hydro power project. It is planned on Mekong river/basin in Kratie, 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 2027.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 2,600 2,600 Announced Kratie, Cambodia


The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 4,259 million cubic meter. The net head of the project will be 16.5m. The project is expected to generate 11,740 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $4,900m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.


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