The Mekong River Commission Secretariat and the member
countries are organizing the Council Study 8th Regional
Technical Working Group (RTWG) Meeting on 27-28 Mar 2017 at
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. About 40 participants who coming
from MRC secretariat including the MRC technical specialist,
international and regional experts, senior technical
officers from the member countries’ NMCs and line
agencies, development partners participate in the Meeting.
The Pak Beng hydropower project is proposed on the Mekong
mainstream in the northern territory of Lao PDR. The
run-of-river project with capacity of 912 MW and the average
annual generation of 4,775 GWh is expected to produce power
for domestic supply and export. The dam is located between
the Jinghong hydropower project in China and the Xayaburi
hydropower project in Laos.