Nam Kong 1 is a 160MW hydro power project. It is located on Nam Kong river/basin in Attapu, Laos. 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 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by China International Water & Electric, Electricite du Laos and Investment and Hydro Power Consultant Sole. The company's ownership stake in the project stands as 65%, 20% and 15% respectively.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 0.679 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 190m. The penstock length is 600m. The penstock diameter is 5.8m. The project generated 100 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021.

Contractors involved

China International Water & Electric was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

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About China International Water & Electric

China International Water & Electric Corp (CWE), a subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation, is a state-owned enterprise that provides contracting and investment services. The company invests in construction of various water and hydropower projects across the countries. It also constructs highways, expressways, bridges and road rehabilitation, and highway upgrading. Key projects of the company include Aibd Mbour-Thies Expressway, Roseires Dam Heightening Project, Merowe Dam, Dam Complex of Upper Atbara Project, Kinkon Hydropower Station, Kaleta Hydroelectric Project in Africa, Nam Ngiep 2 Hydropower Project, San Gaban III Hydropower Station, and Canar and Naranjal Flood Control Project. CWE carries out water supply, irrigation, and other projects. The company operates across Central and Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America. CWE is headquartered in Beijing, China.

About Electricite du Laos

Electricite du Laos (EDL) is a state owned corporation. It owns and operates generation, transmission and distribution assets and manages electricity imports into its grids and exports from its stations.

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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.