Lao PDR - Viet Nam Power Transmission Interconnection II


Project TBD
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Type Loan
Sector Energy
Country Regional
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Status Future
Last Edited 05 Jul 2021


US$('000) 120,000
Confinancing Source: World Bank-40.0 Cofinancing; (TBD)-80.0

Project Description

This project will (i) construct a 59- kilometer (km), 500-kilovolt (kV) transmission line and a 230 kV/500 kV substation in Hatxan, Lao PDR; and (ii) will construct a 94 km, 500 kV transmission line and expand the existing 220 kV/500 kV substation in Pleiku, Viet Nam. The project will enable the transmission of 3,157 gigawatt-hours/ year of electricity, to be produced by eight small hydropower plants (with a total capacity of 1,013 megawatts [MW]) in southern Lao PDR, to be developed by independent power producers.

Progress (as of March 2021)



Contact 1
Contact Name Mr. Chanthaly Chansompheng
Organization Office of the GMS National Coordinator, Lao
Email chansom-
Contact 2
Contact Name -
Organization -
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