Tenom Pangi Dam

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Tenom Pangi Dam is the hydroelectric plant in Tenom, Sabah, Malaysia. It is located 120 km south of Kota Kinabalu on the Padas River. The project is a run-of-river hydroelectric power plant. Tenom Pangi Dam is the only major hydroelectric dam in Sabah.

The power station has three turbines of 22 MW installed capacity totaling 66 MW. Continuous power output is 66 MW. Average annual energy output is 400 GWh. The station is operated by Sabah Electricity.

Construction started in 1978 and was completed in 1984. The dam began operation on 1984. The plant suffered extensive flood damage in 1988, where the trash rack and log boom were washed away and damaged the intake and gate machinery. It was refurbished in 2003.


The permanent dam components are as follows:

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Japan ODA Bank document [1]

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