37734-013: GMS Nam Theun 2 Hydroelectric Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project includes development, construction and operation of 1070 MW hydropower plant on Nam Theun reiver in Laos PDR. The project will export 5354 GWh electricity to Thailand and provides 300 GWh for domestic consumption. The project will promote enomic growth in the region. Project revenues will support the Government priority poverty reduction and environmental conservation programs as outlined in the National Growth and Poverty Eradication Strategy. Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 37734-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2162
Approval Date 04 Apr 2005
Closing Date 02 Feb 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 20,000
Geographical Location Central provinces Khammuane & Bolikhamxay, SE of Vientiane.
Sector Energy
Subsector Large hydropower generation
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A

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