Laos will transmit electricity to Cambodia in 2025

Construction of two coal-fired power plants will begin at the end of 2021 in Xekong province in the southeast of Laos, and will begin transmitting electricity to Cambodia in 2025.

Officials say these plants will become operational and begin transmitting electricity to Cambodia in 2025 based on an agreement signed between the developers and the Lao government.

Local daily Vientiane Times on Friday (Feb 5) quoted Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines Daovong Phonekeo as saying that the first power plant will be built by Phonesack Group Company Limited in Kaleum district of Xekong province, with installed capacity of 1,800 MW.

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