Thac Mo Hydropower Plant Expansion Project

1. General

Name of project:

Thac Mo Hydropower Plant Expansion

Investor :

Vietnam Electricity

Project manager:

Thac Mo Hydropower Joint Stock Company

Project location:

Duc Hanh commune, Bu Gia Map District, Binh Phuoc Province

Total investment:

 VND 1,588 billion 

Investment sources:

ODA (85%), Reciprocal capital of EVN (15%)

Project scale:


Number of units:


Annual Output:

52 million kWh

The project utilizes the same catchment and reservoir of existing powerhouse, thus investment cost was significantly saved.

Components of the project includes: approach canal, intake, saddle dam, underground penstock, powerhouse, tailrace canal, and one bay at switchyard.

After completion, the Thac Mo Expansion will add 75MW into the existing 150MW installed capacity. A total capacity of 225MW of Thac Mo HPP operated in peak load period will be an important power supply to help peak load cover so that generating units those burn DO oil need not to be mobilized for the Southern region. In the meantime it will contribute for securing of power supply and economical operating of the system, and will maximum utilize otherwise excess water release during flood season.

2. Project schedule

  • Ground breaking ceremony: 5 July 2014
  • Expected commissioning: July 2017

  • 29/12/2016 10:41
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