Southern Provinces Rural Electrification Project

The project development objectives (PDO) were to expand rural electricity service in seven central and southern provinces of Lao PDR, where economically justified, through grid extension and off-grid electrification; and strengthen Electricité du Laos' (EdL) capacity to plan and implement electrification investments and operate on a commercial basis. Key performance indicators were increase electrification ratio in project provinces from 11% of households in 1996 to 20% in 2003; and EdL performance vis-à-vis the Project Implementation Plan, and EdL and the Government compliance with technical and financial targets in Performance Contract.

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Renewable energy

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Renewable Energy

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East Asia and Pacific

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Implementation Completion Report


World Bank

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East Asia Energy and Mining Sector Unit (EASEG)

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