Electricity infrastructure

Electricity policy and administration

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

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

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

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