Mekong Regional Hydropower Dams 2020

A dataset containing known operational, planned, postponed, potential and under construction hydropower dams in Mekong region. This dataset is compiled from Greater Mekong Dams Observatory, the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Challenge Program on Water and Food - Mekong (for Mekong basin dams only), Mekong Infrastructure Tracker, USAID Mekong Safeguards Project, and other publicly available sources.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category
  • Electricity infrastructure
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Hydropower dams
  • Water resources
Language
  • English
Dataset reference date April 7, 2021
Temporal extent's start date January 1, 1954
Temporal extent's end date December 31, 2020
GeoNames
  • Cambodia
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Myanmar
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
West bounding coordinates 92.6521835327148
East bounding coordinates 108.939727783203
South bounding coordinates 6.1417875289917
North bounding coordinates 27.5259418487549
Spatial Reference System WGS 84 (EPSG:4326) (CRS:84)
Completeness This data is built from existing available data from various sources including open data, news website, government website and publications to present the latest situation of hydro power dam in Mekong region. The information are aggregated from Greater Mekong Dams Observatory, the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Challenge Program on Water and Food - Mekong (for Mekong basin dams only), the Mekong Infrastructure Tracker, USAID Mekong Safeguards Project and other publicly available sources . Those information was reorganized and cleaned by ODM Team. The team take every efforts to ensure that the details in this datasets are accurate and up to date. Some information of hydropower dam may have been changed since the map was published.
Process Step This data is built from existing available data from various sources including open data, news website, government website and publications to present the latest situation of hydro power dam in Mekong region. The information are aggregated from Greater Mekong Dams Observatory, the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Challenge Program on Water and Food - Mekong (for Mekong basin dams only), the Mekong Infrastructure Tracker, USAID Mekong Safeguards Project and other publicly available sources . Those information was reorganized and cleaned by ODM Team. The team take every efforts to ensure that the details in this datasets are accurate and up to date. Some information of hydropower dam may have been changed since the dataset was published. The data is arrange in spreadsheet with geographical information such as longitude and latitude and convert to GeoJSON before uploading to CKAN and Geoserver for visualization.
Lineage Greater Mekong Dams Observatory (https://data.opendevelopmentmekong.net/en/dataset/greater-mekong-subregion-hydropower-dams-2016?type=dataset), Mekong Infrastructure Tracker (https://www.stimson.org/2020/mekong-infrastructure-tracker-methodology/)
Responsible party Open Development Mekong
Metadata creator information Open Development Mekong (https://data.opendevelopmentmekong.net/en/dataset/mekong-regional-hydropower-dams-2020?type=dataset)
Attributes Country Project Name, Subtype, Current Status, Capacity (MW), Year of Completion, Country list of Sponsor/Developer Sponsor/Developer Company, Country list of Lender/Financier Lender/Financier Company, Country list of Construction/EPC Construction Company/EPC Participant, Country, Province/State, District, Tributary, Latitude, Longitude, Proximity, Avg. Annual Output (MWh), undefined, Data Source, Announcement/More Information, Link
License Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike
Copyright Yes
Keywords hydropower,dam,Mekong
Date uploaded April 7, 2021, 05:34 (UTC)
Date modified May 4, 2021, 00:25 (UTC)