Electricity infrastructure

Revamp of EDL seen as part of economic revival

The government has formed a committee to overhaul the operations of Electricite du Laos (EDL) as part of its efforts to strengthen business operations across all state enterprises.The committee will suggest measures that will enable EDL to earn more revenue and pay off the debts ...

Somsack Pongkhao

Lao grid extended to deliver electricity to Cambodia

VIENTIANE, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) –– State-run energy giant Electricite du Laos (EDL), on behalf of the Lao government, has completed more than 80 percent of a power grid extension that will deliver electricity to a Cambodian transmission line on the border of the two neighbors.This ...


Laos service sector wants electricity price reduction

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Lao Hotel and Restaurant Association has suggested that the government cut electricity prices for the service sector as their rates are far higher than the industrial and commercial sectors.The service sector pays more than 1,000 kip per 1,000 kWh for ...

News Desk

India to Include Laos in Planned Global Electricity Grid

India is poised to include Laos in plans for a global electricity grid, in response to an evolving energy security architecture.The country will present proposals for the grid at the second general assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to be held in New Delhi from October ...

The Laotian Times

Laos' Electricity imports to drop, exports to drive growth

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The amount of electricity imported by Laos is likely to drop this year as the country witnesses a surge in electricity generation.Last year, Laos spent US$15.4 million on electricity imports, which was less than in 2017 when US$18 million was spent, ...

News Desk

EDL cuts electricity rates for irrigation, livestock farms in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Electricite Du Laos (EDL) under the Ministry of Energy and Mines has instructed its staff across the country to ensure that reduced electricity charges are applied to the use of irrigation pumps and livestock farms.EDL Deputy Managing Director Mr Khampaseuth Theppangna ...

Viengdavanh Banphahaksa

Energy Ministry Prepares To Cut Up To 50% Electricity Prices For Local Farmers

(KPL) The Ministry of Energy and Mines continues to amend its development strategy so that it can ensure the reduction of electricity prices for the agricultural production sector.The plan will benefit the agricultural sector by cutting electricity prices by 50% for crop producers and 30% ...

KPL editor

Lao electricity grid to go hi-tech

Procedures involved in monitoring, installing and addressing problems related to the electricity network are expected to be more efficient after the energy sector applies the Geographical Information System in Laos.More ...

Vientiane Times

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