ABB Wins Nam Theun II Contract in Laos

ABB won a $63 million contract for its part in building an 1100 MW hydroelectric power plant in Laos, which will bring sustainable power to remote regions of Thailand and Laos.
     Head contractor Electricite de France has awarded three civil and two electromechanical contracts to construct the $1.2-billion, 1,100-megawatt project. ABB is part of a consortium lead by GE Energy that won an electromechanical contract.
     The turnkey order will draw equipment and systems from ABB units in Canada, Sweden, Switzerland and Thailand. The project is designed to provide Thailand with 5,600 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electricity per year and ษlectricit้ du Laos (EDL) with 300 GWh per year. It has been identified by the World Bank as a key project for the economic and social development of Laos.

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