China builds largest hydropower plant in Laos

The launching ceremony was organized at EDL’s head office in Vientiane, witnessed by Deputy Prime Minister Somsavat Lengsavad, energy developers, officials from the provinces of Xieng Khuang and Xaysomboun, the Ministry of Energy and Mines and the Chinese Embassy to Laos.

The plant, which is located in Longchaeng district of Xaysomboun province, will be the largest hydropower station in Laos.

It is a major power plant project in the country that the government has assigned Electricite du Laos (EDL) to develop and operate.

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