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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 […]

Vietnam to import more electricity from Laos

Vietnam will import an additional 200 MW of electricity from Laos next year, taking the total to 1,200 MW. The government’s Standing Committee on promoting cooperation with Laos approved the increase at a meeting on Saturday. With the country expected to suffer from power shortages from 2020, the electricity import from Laos is expected to […]

Vietnam to Import More Energy from Laos

Vietnam has decided to import an additional 200 MW of electricity from Laos next year amid possible power shortages. The country’s decision comes amid concerns that it may suffer energy shortages from 2020. Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade estimated that the country would experience a shortage of 3.7 billion kWh in 2021, which will […]

Vietnam to purchase more power from Laos

National utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has signed three memoranda to purchase power from Laotian companies amid expected energy shortages.

Vietnam, Laos boost cooperation in energy, mining

During a working session in Hanoi on February 23, the two sides agreed that they are well implementing an MoU signed in 2016 between the two governments on cooperation in hydropower development in Laos, grid connections and electricity import from Laos.

Vietnam, Laos boost partnership in energy development

Vietnamese Deputy PM Dung lauded the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Lao Ministry of Energy and Mines for their active negotiations on an agreement on the development of hydropower projects, renewable energy and mining for signing at an earliest time. He noted that Vietnam consistently opposes energy projects that harm the environment, […]

Vietnam, Laos enjoy flourishing trade ties

Hanoi (VNA) – The special Vietnam – Laos friendship has been growing unceasingly across the board in the recent past, including in trade, which has been developing in an increasingly substantive manner.

Vietnamese company joins solar power projects in Laos

Vientiane (VNA) – The Wealth Power Group of Vietnam has joined two other partners in developing solar power projects in Champasak and Sekong provinces of Laos. The Vientiane Times reported on September 3 that representatives from Wealth Power Group, National Consulting Group Sole Company and Power Company Limited Thepvongsa signed a deal to this effect at […]

Vietnamese, Lao PMs co-chair meeting of inter-government committee

HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith co-chaired the 41st session of the Việt Nam-Laos Inter-Governmental Committee in Hà Nội on Sunday. PM Phúc expressed his delight at the positive development of traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive co-operation between Việt Nam and Laos in diverse areas […]

VN set to buy more electricity from Laos amid projected energy shortage

Vietnam is keen to import more electricity from Laos to address its projected energy shortages, according to a senior official.