Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The NN3 plan will promote economic growth in Lao PDR by generating upwards of $770 million in export earnings for Lao PDR, of which more than $200 million is expected to go to poverty reduction and environmental protection programs. It will also provide critical energy to support sustainable economic growth and improve energy security in Thailand by diversifying the country s energy sources. Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Borrower/Equity Investment Name NAM NGUM 3 POWER COMPANY
Project Number 40906-014
Type or Modality of Assistance Private Sector Loan and Equity
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Terminated / Cancelled
Date of Termination 01 Jan 2013
Reason for Termination
Approval Numbers 7341
Approval Date 03 Nov 2011
Geographical Location The project is located on the Nam Ngum River, about 10 kms southwest of Ban Longcheng in Xiasomboun District of Vientianne, Lao PDR. It is approximately 260 kms by road from Vientianne.
Sector Not yet classified
Subsector For Classification
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: A


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