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Location: Selabam Village, Sanasomboun district, Champasak Province

Tel: 031 650002; Fax: 031 650002.

E-mail: selabam_hpp@edlgen.com.la

Selabam Hydropower Plant is located in Champasak province, 35 km north of Pakse city. The Selabam Hydropower Plant which is the first hydropower plant in Lao PDR is a small hydropower plant with an installed capacity of 5.04 MW, average energy capacity of 25 Gwh per annual. Selabam Hydropower Plant has a role of producing and supplying electricity to the development of socio-economy in accordance with the policy of GOL.

The construction can be divided into 2 phases as follows:

Phase 1: Construction started in 1966 and completed in 1970 with 3 units and

installed capacity of 850 KVA per unit, and

 

Phase 2: Construction started in 1990 and completed in 1994 with 1 unit and

installed capacity of 3530.

Summary of Principal Technical Data of Selabam Hydropower Plant

1.   Storage:

 

Catchment area

: 6,360 km 2

Full water level

: 120.70 masl

Low water level

: 118.80 masl

2.   Dam:

 

Length

: 435 m

Height

: 2.3 m

3. Operation Discharge System:

 

 

Headrace tunnel diameter (No. 1, 2 and 3)

: 2 m

Headrace tunnel diameter (No. 4)

: 3.2 m

Maximum operation discharge (No. 1, 2, 3)

: 15 m3/s

Maximum operation discharge (No. 4)

: 25 m3/s