Signing Ceremony of Project Development Agreement For Nam Bi 1-2-3 Sekong Province, between Government of Lao PDR and Nam Bi Power Company Limited
On 28 October 2016, the leaders from Ministry of Planning and Investment, Ministry of Energy and Mines, Sekong Province, Eletricite du Laos, EDL Generation Public Company, Nam Bi Power Company Limited and domestic and foreign invited guests attended Signing Ceremony of Project Development Agreement (PDA) For Nam Bi 1-2-3 Hydroelectric Power Project in Sekong Province between Government of Lao PDR and Nam Bi Power Company Limited.
The Construction of Nam Bi 1-2-3 Hydroelectric Power Project includes 3 Cascade, with the total installed capacity of 135 MW, located at Blongngai village, Darkjueng District, Sekong Province. The construction will start in 2017 and expected to be completed in 2022, the Engineering, Procurement Construction (EPC) contract: 275.948.995 USD with Power China Chengdu Engineering Corporation Limited.
Therefore, after the construction complete the reservoir of this HPP will provide enough water for local community in their daily use, as well as other essential uses. It will support the livelihood land development, and also contribute in fishery activities, without the deforestration and wildlife hunting as they would be able to rely on the abundance of biodiversity in the reservoir. Moreover, the agriculture and husbandry can also benefit from the water resources and this will do a favor to the livelihood of local people within and surrounded area. Furthermore, this project will increase job opportunity especially to the people in Darkjueng Dist. Therefore, increasing their income and meanwhile improving their livelihood. Additionally, the project construction will bring in the great development to the city, create more chance in communication and transportation such as: infrastructure, human resources development, trading, natural resource management, etc.
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