Transmission Network Southern Lao PDR and Sale of electricity to Vietnam:
Convalt Energy and Electricite du Lao have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Thursday May 2, 2019 for performing feasibility study for the development of a high
voltage transmission network including substations from HATXAN in Attapeu Province to Plei Ku in Vietnam’s Gia Lai’s Province.
The project seeks to also aggregate electricity from Southern Lao PDR and sell to EVN on a long term basis.
EDL was represented by Mr. Boun Oum Synvanpheng and Convalt Energy was represented by Mr. Hari Achuthan. Also in attendance were His Excellency Mr. Thongphat Inthavong,
Vice Minister of Ministry of Energy and Mines and Honorable Ambassador Ms. Rena Bitter, U.S Ambassador to Lao PDR..