The Dakr’Tih River has been successfully dammed, ready for the construction of a reservoir for the Dakr’Tih hydropower project.
|Installation & Mechanized Construction joint Stock Company No9 (Licogi9) is constructing a reservoir for the Dakr’Tih hydropower project (Photo SGGP)|
The project will generate power in the fourth quarter of 2010 and be completed in the second quarter of 2011.
Dakr’ Tih hydroelectric plant, a strategic national construction project worth VND4,2 billion ($220 million), has been under construction since 2006 in the Dakr’ Lap District of Dak Nong Province by General Construction Company No.1 No 1 at Nghia Phu Ward, Gia Nghia Town, in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong..
The project contains two cascades: an upper cascade, Dakr’Tih 1, and a lower cascade, Dakr’Tih 2.
Dakr’Tih 1 - 2 x 41 MW - features four earth filled dams - the largest 56 meters high, an ogee gated spillway, three connecting canals, 1400 meter long canal, intake, steel penstock, and above-ground powerhouse and switchyard.
Dakr’Tih 2 - 2 x 29.5 MW - features a spillway, intake, 2700 meter long circular concrete lined power tunnel, cylinder surge tank, circular steel penstock, and an above-ground powerhouse and switchyard.
The VND4,2 billion project will produce 641.1 million kWh per year, with a total capacity of 144MW.
DakR’Tih will both supply electricity and contribute water for thousands of hectares of vegetable farms.