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The Unit No2 of Xekaman Hydropower plant No1 has synchronized with National Power System

The Unit No2 of Xekaman Hydropower plant No1 has synchronized with National Power System - 

Information from the Central Power Corporation (EVNCPC) said, on November 29, 2016, the Unit No2 of Xekaman Hydropower plant (HPP) No1 has successfully synchronized with national power system.

Before the time for preparing synchronize of the Unit No2 of Xekaman Hydropower plant No1.

The Xekaman HPP No1 located in territory of Sanxay and Saysetha districts, Atapeu province, Lao PDR, in about 100 km from Vietnam - Laos border Bo Y (Kontum) – Phu Cua (Atapeu) border gate).

The Xekaman HPP No1 is a project in upper cascade of Xekaman HPP ensemble in Xekaman River basin including two cascades (Xekaman No1 in upper and Xekaman Sanxay with a capacity of 32 MW (2x16 MW) in lower cascade) with total capacity of 322 MW and total investment level of $441million.

The The Xekaman HPP No1 has a capacity of 290 MW including two units (2x145 MW) and is developed by Vietnam – Laos Power Joint Stock Company (75%) and Lao PDR government (25%) in BOT scheme with a term of 30 year.

The construction of the project was started in 2011 and its unit No1 o was put into operation in 2015. After successful synchronizing unit No2, the almost electricity generation of over one billion kWh of the project would be transmitted to Vietnam via the 220 kV double circuit line (184 km) from the project to 500 kV transformer substation Pleiku No2.

VietnamEnergy.vn

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