China Gezhouba, Untang Jaya to undertake main civil works for Sarawak’s Baleh dam.

China Gezhouba, Untang Jaya to undertake main civil works for Sarawak’s Baleh dam.

Sarawak Energy Bhd’s unit, SEB Power has signed a joint venture (JV) with China Gezhouba Group Company Ltd and Untang Jaya Sdn Bhd for the main civil works of the Baleh Hydroelectric Plant (HEP). The contract includes the construction of the dam, intake structure, spillway and penstocks. With today’s signing, ¬†the JV will also start […]

China-Malaysia JV gets Baleh Hydroelectric Project contract.

China-Malaysia JV gets Baleh Hydroelectric Project contract.

Construction of the Baleh Hydroelectric Project (HEP) is targeted to begin next October, with design works expected to start this August. This comes after state-owned power provider Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB) awarded the main civil works contract to a joint venture between China Gezhouba Group Company Ltd and local firm Untang Jaya Sdn Bhd, following […]

1,285-MW Baleh hydropower plant gets go-ahead from Malayasian state.

1,285-MW Baleh hydropower plant gets go-ahead from Malayasian state.

Malaysian developer Sarawak Energy has received formal approval from the Sarawak state government for its 1,285-MW Baleh hydroelectric plant. The go-ahead comes after the state approved Baleh’s social and environmental impact assessment reports last year, according to¬†Sarawak Energy CEO Datuk Torstein Dale Sjotveit, and will allow work on the first of eight construction packages to […]

Murum dam cost RM530 million more than originally planned.

Murum dam cost RM530 million more than originally planned.

It is the nature of hydropower development that there will some costs that cannot not be accurately priced at the beginning of its construction such as in the Murum hydropower dam. Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) Corporate Communication Department Manager Ahadiah Zamhari said instead such costs were treated as provisional, with the final cost being determined […]