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US$692 million loan secured to finance region’s largest wind farm in Laos

US$692 million loan secured to finance region’s largest wind farm in Laos A developer has signed a US$692 million loan agreement to finance the 600MW “Monsoon Wind Power Project” in Laos, the largest in Southeast Asia, according to media reports.

Vientiane authorities get motoring on electric tricycle inspections

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Vientiane authorities will begin stricter checks on electric tricycles and motorcycle sidecars in the capital with more illegally making their way onto the city’s streets. Head of the transportation management division under Vientiane Public Works and Transport Department, Mr Sivone Subthavy told Vientiane Times yesterday the department will soon cooperate with […]

Vietnam automaker sends EVs to Laos for electric taxi service

Vietnamese automaker VinFast on Friday sent 150 cars to neighboring Laos for the launch of an electric taxi service, months after starting a similar scheme at home. The communist state’s first homegrown car manufacturer is hoping to compete with EV giants such as Tesla, and is trying to crack international markets.

Vietnam in deals to buy Laos electricity from 2021

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam’s electricity firm EVN has signed five new deals to buy electricity from Laos starting from next year, the state-run company said. The southeast Asian nation faces severe power shortages from 2021, as demand outpaces construction of new plants, with demand expected to exceed supply by 6.6 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) in […]

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, […]