Lao government, World Bank assess ren...

Lao government, World Bank assess renewable energy development in southern river basin

Sunday Aug 26 Read more: Xinhuanet

The Lao government and the International Finance Corporation , a member of the World Bank Group, are conducting a basin-wide Cumulative Impact Assessment of renewable energy development in southern Laos' Xekong River Basin. According to local online newspaper Vientiane Times on Sunday, it is the first ever CIA being conducted according to the draft CIA Guidelines for Hydropower Projects in Laos and will result in recommendations for a variety of sustainable scenarios for the development of this important national resource.

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