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Laos to focus on development of renewable energy

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/Asia News Network): The government has vowed to diversify energy sources in Laos by placing more emphasis on renewable energy sources, particularly electricity generated by solar, wind and biomass systems.

US$69.2mil Solar PV Project officially breaks ground in Laos

The Solar Attapeu Power Project (SAPP), a US$69.2 million solar PV project, including the transmission line, is set to commence construction works in Attapeu province and provide a catalyst for the renewable energy sector in Laos.

Laos and Indonesia team up in power plant management

VIENTIANE, Aug 2 (Vientiane Times/ANN): PT Pembangkitan Jawa-Bali (PJB) of Indonesia and Electricite Du Laos (EDL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on power plant management cooperation.

Laos boosts electricity exports to Vietnam, Cambodia

The Lao government is focusing on implementing an array of hydropower projects nationwide to increase its electricity exports to regional countries, including Vietnam and Cambodia.

Singapore begins importing renewable energy from Laos through Thailand and Malaysia

Singapore started importing renewable energy from Laos through Thailand and Malaysia on Thursday (Jun 23), after an initial two-year power purchase agreement was signed between Keppel Electric and Laos’ state-owned Electricite du Laos (EDL).

Laos to sell electricity to Singapore

Laos will soon start selling electricity to Singapore under the Laos-Thailand-Malaysia-Singapore Power Integration Project (LTMS-PIP).

Laos gives green light for investment in EVs

The Lao government will allow investments by domestic and foreign entrepreneurs in the development of electric vehicles (EVs) in Laos to benefit motorists and reduce the import of fuel-inefficient cars against the backdrop of a global spike in energy prices.

Vietnam invests heavily in power and mining projects in Laos

Vientiane, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) More than 815 million dollars have been invested so far by Vietnam in hydropower and mining projects in Laos’s southern Attapeu province, according to local authorities. Vithaya Phommachanh, director of the Energy and Mines Department in Attapeu, said that 691 million dollars are earmarked for the energy development and they […]

Long queues at petrol stations as fuel crisis hits Laos

Long lines of motorists queueing for petrol have been snaking through the streets of Vientiane in recent days as Laos struggles with a growing fuel crisis. Some parts of the reclusive communist nation have been suffering shortages for weeks, according to state media, but on Monday (May 9), pumps in the capital began to run […]

Convalt Energy lands $250 million solar project in Laos

Convalt Energy plans to produce 460,000 solar panels at its planned manufacturing plant in Hounsfield for a solar project in the Southeast Asian country of Laos. Convalt is moving forward with plans to construct a 330,000-square-foot solar manufacturing plant near the Watertown International Airport on Route 12F. Hari Achuthan, Convalt CEO and founder, said construction […]