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Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Namkene hydropower dam construction in Kasy to take shape

(KPL) The Vientiane province Planning and Investment Division and the SV Group Company on July signed an MOU on feasibility study in the construction of a hydropower dam along Namkene river in Kasy district, Vientiane province. The dam will have an annual installed capacity of 10 million kW/h, worth US$5 million. The signing ceremony took place at Vientiane province Planning and Investment Division which was signed by Head of Vientiane province Planning and Investment sector, Mrs Singkham Dongsavanh and Director of the SV Group Company, Mr Phanthachith Inthilath.
The Namkene hydropower electricity construction area is 1 km far from Kasy district's urban north and is about 15 km far away from Road No. 13 North in Phachao village. The transmission line of the Namkene hydropower plant will connect the electric grid directly in Kasy district.
The construction of this dam impact a few environment and living conditions of local people due to villagers would not have removed.
The logs have already cleared from the flooding area.

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