CKP to build hydropower plant near Luang Prabang
CK Power Plc (CKP), the power generation arm of construction firm CH Karnchang Plc, expects to start building a new hydropower plant near Luang Prabang on the Mekong River in northern Laos as it joins the global trend of focusing more on clean energy.
Envision Group to supply turbines for wind project in Laos
Chinese energy company Envision Group has signed a letter of intent with Impact Energy Asia Development (IEAD) to supply wind turbines for the Monsoon Wind Project in Laos. The company plans to deliver 133 EN-171 wind turbines, each with 4.51MW of capacity, for the 600MW project.
Envision turbines picked for 600-MW wind project in Laos
April 5 (Renewables Now) – Turbines made by Chinese greentech company Envision Group will be powering the 600-MW Monsoon wind project in Laos, which is set to create the largest wind park in the ASEAN region and supply power to Vietnam.
UK Minister for Asia visits Laos to boost collaboration on global health, climate change and trade
During her trip, the Minister met Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Saleumxay Kommasith and co-chaired the UK-Laos Political Dialogue alongside Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, H.E. Bounleua Phandanouvong.
VNese, Laotian enterprises sign cooperation agreements on energy, transportation
Within the framework of event, FLC Group Joint Stock Company and Petroleum Trading Lao Public Company (PetroTrade) signed a cooperation agreement to implement Vientiane- Vung Ang railway investment and construction project. Besides, T&T Group and Phongsubthavy Group also co-signed an agreement on cooperation, investment and development of energy projects along the Vietnam-Laos border to produce […]
Laos and China sign new electricity agreement
China Southern Power Grid (CSG) signed an electricity agreement with Electricite du Laos (EDL) this week in a move to set up a shared electricity market in the region, reports Laotian Times.
Thailand agrees to buy more electricity from Laos
Thailand has agreed in principle to buy more electricity from Laos after the two Southeast Asian neighbors signed an agreement that expands energy cooperation between the two Mekong River neighbors.
Electricity Trade Boosts Cambodia-Lao PDR Bilateral Trade
Electricity trade between Cambodia and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic raised the annual value of bilateral trade to more than $100 million in 2020 from a previous value of $10 million-$20 million. This was noted by Cambodia Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn and Lao Foreign Affairs Minister Saleumxay Kommasith in their meeting on 16 February. […]
Laos and Cambodia see leapfrog growth in trade, investment between two countries
VIENTIANE, Feb 18 (Vientiane Times/ANN): The value of bilateral trade between Laos and Cambodia jumped from US$10-20 million previously to more than US$100 million in 2020.
Laos allows private firms to study building power line to Vietnam
Vientiane (VNA) – The Lao Government has given the green light for two private companies to carry out a feasibility study on the construction of a 220kV transmission line which would carry electricity from five dams in northern Laos to Vietnam.