Lao power generation firm EDL-Generation seeking partners to boost capacity by 25%

Lao power generation firm EDL-Generation seeking partners to boost capacity by 25% Majority Lao state-owned power generation firm, EDL-Generation Plc (EDL-Gen), is seeking strategic private partnerships in neighbouring countries to boost its total capacity by 25% to fulfil growing regional energy demand. It plans to increase its capacity to 2,435 megawatts by 2029 from 1,949MW […]

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Preparations for Luang Prabang Mekong hydropower plant in Laos nearly complete

Preparations for Luang Prabang Mekong hydropower plant in Laos nearly complete The preparatory work for construction of the Mekong hydropower project in northern Laos is 80 percent complete, with all works expected to be finished in July, local daily Vientiane Times reported Thursday. The 1,460-MW Mekong hydropower project, located about 25 km from northern Lao […]

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Thailand Rejects New Technical Report on Laos’ Large-Scale Mekong Mainstream Dam

Thailand Rejects New Technical Report on Laos’ Large-Scale Mekong Mainstream Dam Laos says it plans to inspect all existing dams for safety every five years. Thailand has rejected a new technical report on Laos’ Sanakham dam project, one of nine large-scale Mekong River mainstream dams integral to Vientiane’s controversial economic strategy of becoming the “Battery […]

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Laos-China Railway project sees 242km of track completed, full track completion expected in May 2021

Laos-China Railway project sees 242km of track completed, full track completion expected in May 2021 The Laos-China Railway project has completed 242 kilometres of track and is expected to successfully complete the full track in May this year, reports Laotian Times. According to a report by Lao Security News, the Lao-China Railway project has now […]

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