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Cambodia, Laos pledge to boost energy sector

Cambodia and Laos have agreed to strengthen cooperation in the energy sector as Cambodia currently imports renewable energy from Laos. The agreement was made in a meeting between Mines Minister Suy Sem and his Lao counterpart Daovong Phonekeo in Phnom Penh yesterday.

Thailand rejects concerns over Lao hydroelectric projects

Thailand’s government has shrugged off concerns voiced by environmentalist groups and agreed to import electricity from several controversial hydroelectric projects on the Mekong River in neighboring Laos.

Laos exports over 6,423MW to ASEAN

Laos currently exports more than 6,423MW to other countries, mainly neighbouring countries, a senior official has said. Addressing the National Assembly recently, Minister of Energy and Mines Dr Daovong Phonekeo said several power plants are under construction that will generate electricity for sale to neighbouring countries and other ASEAN member states.

Laos: Electricity earnings soar by 12% as govt eyes new plants

Laos earned $2,012 million from the export of electricity in the first nine months of this year, an increase of 12% compared to the same period last year.

Innosea lends hand on 240MW Laos solar floater

Innosea has joined the owner’s engineer team as technical advisor for one of the world’s largest floating solar projects, to be built in south-east Asia Laos. The Nam Theun 2 hydropower plant reservoir in Laos will host a 240MW floating solar plant covering an area of about 3.2 sq km.

Laos pledges to diversify energy sources to minimise imports

Lao’s government has vowed to diversify its sources of energy by developing solar, wind power and coal-fired power plants to address the electricity shortage in the dry season.

Cloud infrastructure could be key to meeting climate goals

As the Covid-19 pandemic spurs the acceleration of digitisation and demand for data, governments and companies across Asia Pacific are actively looking for ways to fast track both their digital transformation and decarbonisation efforts. 

LNCCI and GGGI sign MoU to strengthen green and climate technology entrepreneurship and innovation in Lao PDR

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, October 15, 2021. GGGI and the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which aims to strengthen collaboration and cooperation of both parties to jointly promote green and climate technology entrepreneurship and innovation in Lao PDR. LNCCI is the apex body in Lao […]

Mitsubishi invests in Laos wind farm project, biggest in SE Asia

Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp has invested in a massive wind power plant project in Laos to deliver electricity to Vietnam, in what would be the biggest onshore wind farm in Southeast Asia.

Singapore to trial import of renewable hydropower from Laos in cross-border power trade deal

SINGAPORE – The Republic will begin trialling the import of renewable hydropower from Laos via Thailand and Malaysia, following an agreement between Keppel Electric and Electricite Du Laos (EDL) announced on Wednesday (Sept 15).