State-run utility Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) is planning to facilitate 1GW of hybrid floating solar-hydro projects across eight dams throughout the country.
Korean resident offers condolences to the people of Laos over an accident at a dam construction site in July that resulted in multiple fatalities.
Inauguration plans are being set for the Lower Sesan II hydropower dam to occur the “middle of next month”, in a ceremony that will be presided over by Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Thais urge Chinese project developer, Datang Corp, to conduct a transboundary study to resolve outstanding issues for the third dam planned for the Lower Mekong River.
In the world’s most heavily bombed country, 20 million UXO have been cleared in the 45 years since clandestine US war ended, leaving 80 million still to be dug out and defused.
Only two countries from Asia Pacific—Singapore and Australia—feature in a global ranking of food security. How can the world’s most populous region improve food security?
Researchers call for big changes to hydropower and dam design to meet the challenges of climate change and social disruption.
“During my childhood, there were periods when not even one died in three years. These days, there have been as many as three deaths a year and there might be others.”
Laos has kept the true scale of the disaster under wraps because it would jeopardize dozens of other dams envisaged under its plan to be the “Battery of Southeast Asia.”