41689-013: Nabong 500 kV Substation and Transmission Facility Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Government of Lao PDR (the Government) requested assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in developing its first high voltage substation and transmission facility. The proposed project aims to help Electricite du Lao (EdL) to (i) purchase the Nabong Facilities which include the existing 230 kilovolt (kV) switchyard at the Nabong substation and the 27 kilometer (km) 500 kV transmission line from Nabong substation to the border with Thailand, which is owned by the Nam Ngum 2 Power Co... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 41689-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Proposed
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 65,000
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity Transmission and Distribution
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Duy-Thanh Bui
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SERD

Last PDS Update
17 Sep 2013