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Project Updates: ADB funds 290-MW hydro project in Laos

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide assistance totaling $217 million to support construction of the 290-MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydroelectric project on the Nam Ngiep River in Laos. Japanese construction company Obayashi last year won a contract to provide civil engineering works for Nam Ngiep 1 in Xaysomboun and Bolikhamxay provinces. The project is being developed by Nam Ngiep 1 Power Co. Ltd., which is jointly owned by Kansai Electric Power of Japan, Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand and Lao Holding State Enterprise. Continue reading Project Updates: ADB funds 290-MW hydro project in Laos