This section focuses mainly on the production, distribution and use of electrical energy in Laos. In Laos, electricity is a key source of energy for domestic economic activities and its export provides revenue from neighboring countries.1After an economic shift to an ‘open door’ policy in 1986, economic ...

Energy policy and administration

The main laws and policies that govern the electricity supply in Lao PDR are: The Electricity Law 1997, amended in 2012. This governs electricity generation and distribution in Lao PDR. It sets standards for the administration, production, distribution, transmission and imports/exports of electricity.1The Power Sector ...

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