Toshiba Wins Equipment Supply Contract for Laos’ Nam Ou 4 Hydropower Plant

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Power China Resources Ltd. has awarded a contract to Toshiba Hydro Power (Hangzhou) Co. Ltd. to provide equipment for the 132-MW Nam Ou 4 hydroelectric plant in Laos.

The deal calls for THPC to manufacture and maintain three sets of 44 MW generating units, with delivery expected to begin in March 2018.

The company — a subsidiary of the Japan-based Toshiba Corp. — said the units will be the first five-blade bulb-type turbines it has manufactured.

Nam Ou 4, to be located on the Nam Ou River in Phongsaly and Luang Prabang provinces, is part of the greater 1,156-MW Nam Ou River Basin Hydropower Project.

HydroWorld.com reported in May that work had begun on the project’s second phase, which includes Nam Ou 1, 3, 4 and 7. Nam Ou 4 is scheduled to go into operation in 2020.

Source: Hydroworld

One Response to Toshiba Wins Equipment Supply Contract for Laos’ Nam Ou 4 Hydropower Plant

  1. […]   ラオスは、タイやベトナムなどの周辺国に電力供給を行っており、メコン川をはじめとした大規模河川が多く、豊富な水資源を背景として、全発電設備容量約327万kWのほとんどを水力発電が占めている。   更に2020年までに、約1,100万kWまで発電設備容量を増強するプロジェクトが進められており、今後も、水力発電市場の拡大が見込まれる。   (参照)http://www.laotiantimes.com/2016/11/13/toshiba-wins-equipment-supply-contract-laos-nam-ou-4-hydropow… […]

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