At 10:30, on April 5, 2018, in Attapeu province of Lao PDR, rotor weighing 68,800kg of unit 2 of the Xekaman Sanxay Hydropower Project – Xekaman 1 Hydropower Project invested by Viet Lao Power Joint Stock Company (VIETLAOPOWER) was successfully assembled into the pit.
Successful installation of of the unit 2’s rotor is one of the milestones in the assembly work of the Xekaman Sanxay Hydropower plant, boosting the official operation schedule of the unit.
Unit 2 is one of two units of Xekaman Sanxay Hydropower Plant with design capacity of 16MW and annual power output of about 66 million kWh. Xekaman Sanxay Hydropower Plant is part of Xekaman 1 Hydropower complex. Under the plan, unit 2 of the Plant will come into operation by late May, 2018, and along with unit 1 (operational on January 31, 2018) raising the Plant’s generation capacity to 32MW, supplying roughly 132 million kWh/year to Vietnam’s grid.
Soon after rotor of unit 2 had been put in place, AH Contractor, EPC general Contractor and the Owner conducted the adjustment work to soon satisfy requirements for commissioning and integration into Vietnam’s grid.
by Cu Dinh Toa – Xekaman 1 Power Company Limited