Baluchaung-2 is a 168MW hydro power project. It is located on Baluchaung river/basin in Kayah, Myanmar. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 1954 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1960. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Marubeni and is currently owned by Ministry of Electric Power.

The net head of the project is 423.062m. The penstock length is 1,088.136m. Baluchaung-2 underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1987-1994; 2015-2016. The project generated 1,190 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 6 turbines, each with 28MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1954 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1960.

Contractors involved

Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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About Marubeni

Marubeni Corp (Marubeni) is an integrated trading and investment business that operates through its domestic and overseas subsidiaries. The company provides various products and commodities such as marine products, chemicals, energy, metals and minerals, machinery, textiles, forest products and general merchandise, and pulp and paper. It also offers finance, logistics, development and construction services. The company explores transports, stores and markets natural resources. Marubeni provides insurance and reinsurance funds, and Japan real estate investment trust management and property management services, and operates transportation infrastructure projects. It has operations across North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania. Marubeni is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.