2 projects illustrating the expertise of EDF’s Hydro Engineering Centre in Asia
EDF’s hydro-engineering function has at its disposal a world-renowned corpus of expertise, know-how and innovative talent. Our expertise covers the entire lifespan of hydroelectric facilities, supporting both public and private customers.
Learn more about the expertise and skills of EDF Hydro Engineering in Asia, illustrated by 2 flagship projects.
Nam-Theun 2: The most powerful hydro facility in South-East Asia
The Nam Theun hydro plant was commissioned in 2010, 54 months after the financial closing date. EDF Hydro Engineering:
Conducted the feasibility and design studies
Assumed responsibility for construction (turnkey, fixed-price contract)
Sub-contracted work for the different lots making up the construction phase, in accordance with the rules laid down by the World Bank
Drew up the final design
Tracked the progress of the project execution phase
Oversaw the packaging and coordination of construction lots
Implemented programmes designed to address the project’s societal and environmental consequences.
One of the project’s flagship environmental and societal programmes involves providing access to drinking water for the 6300 people living in the surrounding villages.
Koldam hydro facility: From engineering through to commissioning
For this 800-MW facility located in North-West India, EDF Hydro Engineering carried out all the engineering work, from the conceptual design review through to commissioning. It is an example of an integrated approach supporting a great engineering achievement.
Our services covered the following areas:
Review of the conceptual engineering report prepared by the project owner
Additional on-site investigations (topographic surveys, service tunnels, drilling, seismic profiling)
Conception and design of a residuum lodge mock-up
Preparation of the detailed-design report
Preparation of technical specifications, review of bids and evaluation of tenders