The electricity will come from hydropower plants with combined capacity of 363 megawatts.
Researchers monitoring the Mekong say a crisis that has been building on the river for years has turned into a full-blown emergency in recent months.
The water supplies for Bangkok residents are affected as the Chao Phraya River level drops and the water levels are too low to keep out sea water when the Gulf of Thailand is at high tide.
More than a million cases were reported in Southeast Asia last year, with poorer households most at risk.
Serious challenges to Cambodia’s economic growth and sustainability are endemic corruption, backward educational and healthcare systems, government inefficiency, rapid exploitation of natural resources.
The country’s thermal coal imports in 2019 are estimated to total about 32 million tons, twice the amount for last year and up three times from three years ago.
14 projects will have a total capacity of 17,390 MW.
Laos’ economic development depends alot on mining and hydropower, which breeds new risk for the country’s ambitions to graduate from the United Nation’s Least Developed Country status in 2024.