Hydropower mapping PDR, Lao

PROJECTS

Hydropower mapping PDR, Lao

Client

Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM)

Services

Feasibility Studies

Beginning

2017

Conclusion

2018

Location

Vientiane

CONTEXT

This project is part of the World Bank leaded ESMAP initiative and consists on the assessment of small and medium hydropower potential and identification of potentially viable sites.

 

 

OBJECTIVES

The project consists on:

  • To carry out an Inception Phase and draft an Inception Report
  • Resource assessment
  • Site visits to validate high priority sites
  • Site prioritization and data gap identification
  • Training on software tools to carry out further analysis
  • Presentation of the final results to the government and key stakeholders

 

 

DESCRIPTION

Hydropower mapping in Lao PDR project consists on the assessment of hydro potential in Lao PDR territory. Hydropower potential will be evaluated and several projects will be identified and characterized.  The identified projects will be prioritized considering a multi-criteria analyzes and by a gradual screening as the information is gathered and the analysis undertaken becomes more thorough and complete. Site visits will occur at 30 of the most promising sites. Pre-feasibility studies will be carried out.

 

 

SUMMARY OF SERVICES
  • Hydropower mapping
  • Identification, characterization and prioritization of projects
  • Site visits
  • Technical and economic feasiblity studies
  • Training and capacity building