29.9-MW Pa Hu hydropower project commissioned in Vietnam

Flovel announced it had commissioned the 29.9-MW Pa Hu hydropower project in Yen Bai Province, Vietnam, in early October.

The run-of-river project, in Nam Cuom Commune, has a rated had of 231.48 m.

After completing the reliability test procedures, the project has been handed over to the (unnamed) customer for commercial operation, according to a press release.

Flovel says the two horizontal Francis machines have the highest output it has commissioned to date.

This is the company’s third consecutive project executed for the same customer. With the completion of the Pa Hu project, Flovel says it has supplied E&M equipment for a total of 90 MW to this customer.

The inauguration ceremony for the power plant was attended by several prominent personalities, Flovel said.

Flovel’s scope of works for Pa Hu included design, manufacturing and supply of two horizontal Francis turbines, main inlet spherical valves, generators, digital governors, complete electrical balance of plant and mechanical balance of plant equipment on a water-to-wire basis. Services included delivery of equipment to the destination port, supervision of erection, testing and commissioning.

Flovel is a full-line supplier of electromechanical equipment and services for small- and medium-sized hydroelectric plants.

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