The construction of Xekaman 3 Hydro-power Project, with an annual capacity one billion kwh of electricity of 250MW, started in Dakocc Nhay, Dak Chung District, Sekong Province of Laos in 2006 basing on water source of Nam Pagnu River, main tributary of the Xekaman River.
Xekaman 3 project is the first large investment abroad by Song Da Construction Corporation of in a completely drawback region and about 3000 engineers and workers of Song Da Corporation had to work and live in an extremely difficult and dangerous situation.
At present, 90 percent of the project has been completed. Director of Xekaman 3 JSC said preparations are being made to ensure the operation of the plant in time and safely.
The construction of Xekaman 3 hydro power electric plant opened a new investment trend for Vietnam businesses, and helped boost energy cooperation between Vietnam and Laos and to promote the development of other economic sectors.
Translated by Nguyen Thao