On October 10, 2016, in Attapeu Province, Lao PDR, Song Da Corporation – EPC General Contractor handed over the Unit 1 of Xekaman 1 Hydropower Plant to its Owner – Xekaman 1 Power Company Limited.

Mr. Duong Khanh Toan – Chairman of BoDs of Song Da Corporation hands over the key of Unit 1 to Mr. Pham Hoang Viet, Deputy CEO of Xekaman 1 Power Company Limited


Unit 1 with  capacity of 145MW and power output of 548 million kWh per year is one of the two units of the Xekaman1 hydropower plant (capacity 290MW) belonging to the 326 MW Xekaman1 hydropower. When fully operational, the project will provide 1.3 billion kWh per year. 90% of which (about 1.2 billion kWh per year) will be supplied to Vietnam's power grid and reamaining 10% of will be supplied to Laos.

Unit 1 as well as equipment of Unit 2 and Electromechanical Equipment of Xekaman Xanxay Hydropower Plant are provided by the contractor ANDRITZ Hydro of the Republic of Austria (EU standard).

Previously, on August 28, 2016, Unit 1 of Xekaman1 Hydropower Plant officially generated electricity, joining Vietnam’s grid.

As planned, Unit 2 of the Xekaman1 Hydropower Plant will be connected in October 2016 and Xekaman Xanxay Hydropower Plant (36MW Capacity) will come into use in June 2017.

Series of highlight photos:

Mr. Nguyen Dac Cu – Vice chairman of BoDs of LienVietPostBank, main finanacer of the project, addresses the ceremony

Speaking at the ceremony, Duong Khanh Toan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Song Da Corporation, praised the efforts of the construction units, the close cooperation between the Owner, the Executive Board and the construction units., the consultancy unit of EPC General Contractor. He also highly appreciated the role of the Steering Committee of Song Da Corporation in the Xekaman1 Hydropower project and the sponsors like Vietnam Development Bank and LienVietPostBank for the success of the project.

Mr. Duong Khanh Toan and Mr. Nguyen Duc Cu award certificates of merit to those with outstanding accomplices

Mr. Le Van To - Member of the Board of Directors of Song Da Corporation, Chairman of VLP and Mr. Le Van Than - Deputy Director of Transaction Branch I of VDB award certificates of merit to individuals with excellent achievements.

Representatives from Song Da Corporation, sponsors, VLP’s shareholders and VLP’s leaders pose with Andritz Hydro of Republic of Austria - The supplier of electromechanical equipment for Xekaman1 hydropower plant and Xekaman Xanxay hydropower plant

Leaders of Song Da Corporation pose with represenatives of AH and construction units

Leaders of Song Da Corporation pose with Consultancy units

Leaders of Song Da Corporation pose with the representatives of Xekaman 1 Power Company Limited, project’s owner

Posing by the Key of Unit 1 of Xekaman 1 Hydropower Plant

Earlier, the delegation had visited to inspect the construction progress at Huoy Doum resettlement area

Le Van Ton introduces the features of houses to the delegates

Joining sponsors to exam auxilliaries of a resident house

Delegation inspects construction work at Xekaman Xanxay Hydropower Plant

Visiting the damsite and reservoir of Xekaman 1 Hydropower Plant

Posing at Xekaman 1 Hydropower Plant