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Thailand Pak Mun hydropower dam case study TDRI

A cost-benefit analysis of Thailand's Pak Mun dam by TDRI commissioned by World Commission on Dams. Appraisal of economic and environmental costs. Critical comparisons of Estimated costs and benefits vs Actual costs and benefits, including Production Capacity and Mitigation Programs. Good example of dam over-projections and inflated demand.

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Field Value
Dataset topic category Energy policy and administration
  • English
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Dataset reference date March 1, 2000
Temporal extent's start date March 1, 2000
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
Process Step The methodology is conventional benefit-cost analysis to determine the project’s net present value based on discounted cash flows. Research undertaken by TDRI on behalf of the WCD.
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License CC-BY-4.0
Copyright To be determined
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Date uploaded February 3, 2015, 09:50 (UTC)
Date modified May 25, 2016, 17:12 (UTC)