Theun Hinboun (Nam Theun) is a 460MW hydro power project. It is located on Nam Theun river/basin in Khammouan, Laos. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1994 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1998.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||460||460||–||Active||Khammouan, Laos||Theun-Hinboun Power|
The project is developed and owned by Theun-Hinboun Power.
Theun Hinboun (Nam Theun) is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 235m and 230m respectively. The penstock length is 840m. The penstock diameter is 5m. Theun Hinboun (Nam Theun) (Theun Hinboun (Nam Theun) – Active) underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2013-2017.
The project construction commenced in 1994 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1998.
Power Purchase Agreement
Electricite du Laos and Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand are the power offtakers from the project.
Theun Hinboun (Nam Theun) (Theun Hinboun (Nam Theun) – Active) is equipped with Rainpower francis turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 120MW nameplate capacity.
Theun Hinboun (Nam Theun) (Theun Hinboun Expansion) is equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 220MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the Theun Hinboun (Nam Theun) (Theun Hinboun (Nam Theun) – Active). The generator capacity is 126 MVA.
Andritz Hydro supplied 1 electric generator for the Theun Hinboun (Nam Theun) (Theun Hinboun Expansion). The generator capacity is 245 MVA.
Statkraft is the O&M contractor for the hydro power project.
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