Laos looks to increase electricity export

Lao media on November 30 quoted a report by the country’s Minister of Energy and Mines Khammani Inthilath as saying that it is looking to increase electricity export in the time to come. The article said the minister pointed out at the ongoing session of the Lao National Assembly that currently the country is home to 61 operational power plants with a combined capacity of 7,207.24 MW, generating up to 37,300 Kwh of electricity each year. Besides advantages in thermal, solar and wind power, it boasts rich water resources that can be a strong point in hydropower.

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