In the Mekong Delta (South Vietnam)
IN THE LOWER MEKONG BASIN (LMB)
Dr. Nguyen Duc Lien, Senior Consultant, MRC
Dr. Dao Trong Tu, Deputy Secretary General, VNMC
Mekong is one of the world large rivers with Huge Hydropower Potential:
- Over 30,000 MW in LMB (13,000 MW in Lao PDR, 13,000 MW on mainstream and remaining in Cambodia, Viet Nam and Thailand).
- Only 7% developed to date and several projects with over 2,000 MW are under construction and/or investigation
- 23,000 MW in Upper Mekong or Lancang River in Yunnan. About 13% developed and Xiaowan of 4,200 MW is under construction.
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