41385-013: Greater Mekong Subregion Nam Ngum 3 Hydropower Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Nam Ngum 3 Hydropower Project (NN3) is a 440-megawatt (MW) hydropower plant that will be located on the Nam Ngum River, a tributary of the Mekong River in the Lao People s Democratic Republic, 130 kilometers from the capital city of Vientiane and 260 km upstream of the confluence with the Mekong River. It will export 2,072 gigawatt-hours of energy every year to Thailand, generating export revenues for Lao PDR, boosting clean energy supply in Thailand and displacing the emission of 1 million ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 41385-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2818
TA No. 7937
Loan No. 2819
Approval Date 03 Nov 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 115,620
Sector Energy
Subsector Large Hydropower
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories No gender elements
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: A

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Duy-Thanh Bui
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Lao Holding State Enterprise (LHSE)

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013

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