Cam Thuy 1 Hydropower Plant is invested by Infrastructure Investment and Transportation Construction Joint Stock Company (Intracom) which has invested in many large hydropower projects such as Nam Pung, Ta Loi 1, Ta Loi 2, Ta Loi 3, and Po Ho hydropower plants. The project is built using the riverbed hydropower technology, with a design capacity of 28.8 MW and including 2 engine units with a total investment of more than VND 1,300 billion.
The project is located on the last step of the Ma River whose right bank is located in Vac Town, Cam Thanh Commune and whose left bank is in Kim Man Village, Cam Luong Commune, Cam Thuy District, about 10km from Cam Thuy District. The total area of the project is 481 ha. The main items of the project include: reservoirs, concrete dams, flood discharge works and hydropower plant.
Upon completion, Cam Thuy 1 Hydropower Plant will annually provide to the national electricity system with about 120 million kWh. Besides, Cam Thuy Hydropower Plant also has some other combined tasks such as making reservoirs, increasing water output to irrigate agriculture.