Electricity production

Hydropower dams

2nd Regional Stakeholder Forum on the Council Study & Update of PDG and Sustainable Hydropower Development Strategy

The forum titled “The study on sustainable development and management of the Mekong river, including the impacts of mainstream hydropower projects and the update of preliminary design guidance, and sustainable hydropower development strategy in the lower Mekong basin” will beThe 2nd MRC regional stakeholder forum, ...

Mekong River Commission

MRC to host "Dialogue with Hydropower developers"

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) will host a “Dialogue with Hydropower developers” in Vientiane on 10-11 August, 2017, aiming to ‘to engage hydropower project developers and the private sector in discussion of aspects related to Hydropower planning and development in the Mekong Basin’.Read the full ...

Official Prior Consultation for Pak Beng Hydropower Project Concludes: MRC

The Mekong River Committee (MRC) has concluded a session marking the formal completion of the prior consultation (PC) process for the proposed Pak Beng hydropower project in Laos, with the joint committee issuing a statement ‘the Government of Lao PDR to make all reasonable efforts to ...

MRC to hold 2nd Regional Stakeholder Forum on Pak Beng hydro development

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) will hold its second Regional Stakeholder Forum on the hydropower development at Pak Beng in northern Laos. The forum will be held on May 5, 2017 in Vientiane. The MRC has called for public comment on the consultation process for ...

IDI releases report into World Bank’s investments in SE Asia

Inclusive Development International, in collaboration with Bank Information Center, Accountability Counsel, Urgewald, 11.11.11, Ulu Foundation and Tarkapaw Youth Group, has released an investigative report into the International Finance Corporation’s hidden investments in Southeast Asia. Read their full release below.—Out of control: The World Bank’s reckless private ...

Lao PDR is to undertake MRC’s prior consultation on its new hydropower development plan in Pak Beng

The Lao government has notified the Mekong River Commission (MRC) that it will seek the the MRC’s prior consultation on the Pak Beng hydropower project in Oudomxay province. See the full release below, and at the MRC’s website. —Vientiane, Lao PDR, 7 November 2016 – The ...

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