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Last updated September 7, 2022
Created September 7, 2022
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Name Chapter 7: Public Participation
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The project will have an installed capacity of 400 MW to supply electricity to the surrounding provinces as well as for export to Vietnam. The project is Build Operate and Transfer (BOT) type and the investment cost is USD 816.23 million. The main dam length is 8km with crest 83m above the sea level and about 40m above the river.​​ The Lower Sesan II, in Sesan district, Stung Treng province, Cambodia is about 20 km east of Stung Treng provincial town, 450 km northeast of Phnom Penh, 60 km from the Lao border and 150 km from the Vietnamese border. Positive impacts on the environment and society for the project include: 1/Electricity: 400 MW turbine and total power 1953.9 GWh; 2/Rural Infrastructure: The project will build a new road to the bypass and bridge project area on the east side of the Sesan River to connect the resettlement area of ​​Srekor village and Khsach Thmey village. The project also builds all community facilities in the resettlement area, including community schools, pagodas, roads, and wells, to a number and standards equivalent to or better than what will be destroyed in the village, which will be flooded;3/Employment: Employment for community workers/people from 2010 to 2014 with a total of approximately 9,500; 4/Tourism: Natural resources in and around the lake, infrastructure projects and visits to hydropower plants, fishing; 5/Revenue: Selling local products, tourism activities, construction contractors; 6/Economy: Develop Cambodia's infrastructure, including industry/handicraft, agriculture, and tourism in the region, paying taxes to the Royal Government of Cambodia through investment law contracts