Category: Mekong Utility Watch

Pak Mool cost more than it’s worth

(June 9, 2000) EARLIER this year, the World Commission on Dams (WCD) published its performance review of Thailand’s most controversial hydro scheme, the World Bank-financed Pak Mool dam, confirming what observers have long suspected: The project is an economic failure and a growing financial liability to Thailand’s electricity ratepayers.