Vietnam in deals to buy Laos electricity from 2021


Workers repairing an electric grid in Hanoi. - Reuters

HANOI: Vietnam's electricity firm EVN has signed five new deals to buy electricity from Laos starting from next year, the state-run company said.

The South-East Asian nation faces severe power shortages from 2021, as demand outpaces construction of new plants, with demand expected to exceed supply by 6.6 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) in 2021, and 15 billion kWh in 2023.

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