Government of Laos to develop 58 solar power plants

The Government of Laos has approved feasibility studies and the installation of 58 solar power plants, with a combined installed capacity of 7,656 MW, across the country.

Works on eight of the solar plants have already been completed while the remaining 50 projects are under construction. The projects will include large-scale solar projects in the 0.4-22kW range as well as solar power for self-consumption, rural development and agriculture. Solar power capacity in Laos is expected to range between 10,000 MW and 15,000 MW by 2030.