ELD was established on December 18, 1961, with its head office located in Vientiane. In July 2010, the International Finance Corporation loaned Electricite du Laos US$15 million to expand the power grid and substations in rural areas of Laos.
EDL-Generation Company Limited (EDL-Gen) was established in 2010 and operates as a subsidiary of Electricite Du Laos. EDL-Gen currently operates seven plants with a total capacity of 387 MW, selling electricity to Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and China. Those seven factories are:
+ Nam Ngum 1 – Installed capacity 155 MW. Built from 1968-1984. The 2010 expansion project was partially funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency
+ Nam Song – Installed capacity of 6 MW. Completed in 2011.
+ Nam Leuk – Installed capacity of 60 MW. Completed in 2000.
+ Xeset 1 – Installed capacity of 45 MW. Completed in 1991.
+ Xeset 2 – Installed capacity of 76 MW. Completed in 2009.
+ Nan Mang 3 – Installed capacity of 40 MW.
+ Selabam – Installed capacity of 5.04 MW. Completed in 1994.
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