Kamchay Hydro Dam Ready to Use at the End of 2011

Kamchay hudro dam, constructed by Chino Hydro based in Kampot expect to generate the electricity in November this year, local website report recently.

Cambodian Express News said now the Kamchay’s infrastructure are already build up successfully. Now the dam is waiting the water and hope it will be work in November this years.

Kamchay Hydro Dam expect to generate 193 MW from a 144m height and 6m width and work by 4 turbine. The first one turbine can generate electricity around 10 MW and the other 3 turbines expect to generate at leat 180 MW.

This project start since 2007 and expect to finish in November 2011. The local environment activists concern on the ecological, socio, and cultural impact.

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