Electricity production

Renewable energy production

Laos prepares to produce bio-oil for domestic use and reduce imports

The Lao State Fuel Company signed an agreement here on 1 Nov, with GAIA Petro Co., Ltd of the Republic of Korea to launch a biofuel production project in Laos worth US$20 million. The biofuel production project aims to produce 500,000 litres of biogasoline daily.It ...


Geothermal Power to Generate Over USD 600 Million Annually for Laos

The Lao Development and Investment Co., Ltd. (LDIC), the Canadian GEIOS Company and the Wealth Power Group of Vietnam (WPC) have recently signed a joint venture agreement in Vietnam on a geothermal energy development project in Laos. By signing a cooperation agreement on 23 June ...

Manyphone Vongphachanh

Laos to build large hybrid floating solar project

The Lao government and shareholders in Nam Theun 2 hydropower plant have agreed to develop Nam Theun 2-Solar, which is claimed to be the world’s largest hybrid floating solar project.With an installed capacity of 240 megawatt peak (MWp), the solar project will be built on ...

Australia, Germany, Switzerland to provide nearly USD13 m to improve Mekong’s overall state

Australia, Germany, and Switzerland on Jun 24 committed nearly USD13 million in funding to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to assist Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Viet Nam to respond to pressing challenges while safeguarding the ecological function of the Mekong River and improving people’s ...


Laos to Develop Solar Power for Export in Champasack Province

The LaotianTimes-  The Government of Laos has signed an agreement with Muang Khong Clean Energy to build a solar power plant at Khong District, Champasack Province. The project has now completed a feasibility study, and will become the first installation in Laos to export solar ...

Phayboune Thanabouasy

Laos: Solar power helps farmers in Attapeu save on electricity payments

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Attapeu province is forging ahead in the race to use the sun’s rays to power an irrigation system.The owner of Internet Trade of Import-Export Company and the head of the solar project in Phouvong, Mr Sengsamoud Noraseng, said he began working ...

Panyasith Thammavongsa

Local Lao firm to develop solar energy project

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Lao Development Group Co Ltd will start a study on the investment and development opportunities of renewable energy solar power plants in provinces next month, following an agreement with the state sector.The company signed a technical cooperation agreement with the Institution ...

News Desk

Solar power farm to power Laos' Thakhaek SEZ

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – A foreign company will build a solar power farm on 54.2 hectares of land in the Thakhaek Specific Economic Zone (SEZ) in Khammuan province.A project development agreement was signed between the Executive Board of the Thakhaek Specific Economic Zone and Hainan ...

News Desk

Chinese company keen to invest in solar power in Laos

Hangzhou Safefound Technology Co., Ltd., a China-based company, is keen to develop solar energy in Laos because the country has the perfect geographical location for almost year-round sunlight.The company is now expected to conduct a feasibility study on a solar energy development project on the ...

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