(November 2, 1999) Terry O’Leary, Executive Director to the World Bank, responds to Probe International’s October 6th letter to the World Bank regarding the Nam Theun 2 hydroelectric project.
At what price electricity?
(October 30, 1999) The outcome of purchasing electricity that cannot be used is obvious and frightening. What is obvious is that Thai consumers will have to pay for nothing.
Unnecessary increase of Thailand’s electricity capacity
(October 13, 1999) However, irrespective of the price, Thailand has no need of additional electricity capacity.
Jasmine set to sell stake in Lao power project
(October 13, 1999) THAI telecommunications company Jasmine International Plc yesterday said it had begun talks aimed at selling its 10 per cent stake in the Nam Thun 2 power project in Laos.
Power to the people could cost
(October 7, 1999) Even if the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) needed the power, the massive Nam Theun 2 hydro dam can’t compete with Thailand’s new private power producers, writes PI’s Grainne Ryder.
The Theun-Hinboun public-private partnership: Notes- part 3 of 3
(October 1, 1999)
The Theun-Hinboun public-private partnership- part 1 of 3
(October 1, 1999) A 3-part critique of the Asian Development Bank’s model hydropower Venture in Lao PDR.
Thai NGOs call on Thai prime minister to reject electricity from Nam Theun 2
(June 15, 1998) Fourteen Thai non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have called on Thailand’s Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai to reject consideration of Thailand’s purchase of electricity from the proposed Nam Theun 2 Hydroelectric Project, in a letter sent on 10 June 1998.
Review of economic impact study: Nam Theun 2 hydroelectric project
(September 26, 1997) Review of Louis Berger Economic Impact Study.
Economic Critique of Nam Theun-Hinboun Hydropower Project and Electricity Development in Laos: An alternative development
(June 5, 1996) This report was prepared at the request of Probe International. The purpose of the report is to address the process of electricity development in Laos and to propose an alternative approach.
Thirsty for the rivers of Laos
(December 1, 1994) On the advice of the World Bank, the Laos Ministry of Industry and Handicraft hopes to raise US $2.5 billion in foreign capital, over twice the national GDP, for investment in up to 58 big dams over the next 15 years.