Notice on the direction of new energy project proposals in Lao PDR

  1. Postponed to approve and consider new energy projects in the hydropower sectors, coal power plants and alternative energy projects for 2 years (until 31st December 2020). To do this because government will monitor, assess and allocate new markets for energy projects that government of Laos have already approved previously.
  2. In the postponed phase (2 years), the MPI (Ministry of Planning and Investment) will coordinate with Ministry of Energy and Mines, lectricit du Laos (EDL) and related sectors to study more in detail for previous energy projects that Lao government have approved.
  3. Ministry of Energy and Mines is a key sector to evaluate the need of electricity use inside Laos and in neighboring countries. As well as to improve the policy of price identification on electricity use.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Document reference # No.467/PMO
Issuing agency/parties
  • Prime Minister
Language
  • Lao
Formal type of document Notice
Topics Energy
License Creative Commons Attribution
Copyright Yes
Status Adopted, validated, in effect
Version date (of draft) March 18, 2019
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date March 18, 2019
Effective/Enforced Date March 18, 2019
Publication reference nan
Links to source http://laoofficialgazette.gov.la/kcfinder/upload/files/Promulgated%20TIP%20%20Law.pdf
Date uploaded April 10, 2019, 06:58 (UTC)
Date modified December 5, 2019, 07:30 (UTC)