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ເດືອນມີນາ 14, 2019

Nam Theun 2 co-chairs the first Wet Season workshop for Dam operators in the Lao PDR

Nam Theun 2 co-chairs the first Wet Season workshop for Dam operators in the Lao PDR First Workshop on Wet Season and operation Management Feedback for Dam Operators in Lao PDR With support from the Nam Theun 2 Power Company (NTPC). 14 June 2018, Landmark Mekong Riverside Hotel, Vientiane A new first was achieved this Friday in Vientiane, Laos as representatives of the country’s leading hydropower projects came together with government regulators to draw lessons learned from the ...
ເດືອນກັນຍາ 21, 2018

Nam Theun 2 resettlement achievements

Nam Theun 2 resettlement achievements With the achievement of its environmental and social objectives, the Nam Theun 2 Project materializes its ambition to be a model of responsible hydropower development. Vientiane, 21 September 2018 – In its latest report, the international Panel of Experts (POE) of the Nam Theun 2 Multi-Purpose Project acknowledges that the provisions of the Concession Agreement relating to the resettlement program have been successfully met and recommends the closure of the Resettlement Implementation Period. The ...
ເດືອນມີນາ 12, 2015

NTPC and Lao-German Technical School sign MOU on human resources development for hydropower market

June 12 2015, Vientiane – The Lao-German Technical School and Nam Theun 2 Power Company (NTPC) signed a memorandum of understanding on labor market oriented human resources development for the hydropower industry. The MOU was signed by Mr Somlith Virivong, Director of Lao-German Technical School and Mr Frederic Hofmann, NTPC Chief Executive Officer.Under the MOU, both parties will work together to develop and implement dual cooperative training (DCT) arrangements in the hydropower industry. This includes the development ...
ເດືອນກຸມພາ 27, 2015

Friendship Medals awarded by the Government of Laos for environmental and social contributions to the Nam Theun 2 Hydroelectric Project

Thakhek, February 27, 2015 – Former director of EDF’s Hydraulic Production and Engineering Division Mr. Jean-Francois Astolfi, Former NTPC Chief Executive Officer Mr. Michel Robino and NTPC’s Chief Financial Officer Khun Somkiat Suttiwanich, received the Friendship Medal and Cross for their outstanding dedication and contribution to environmental protection and improving the livelihoods of communities living in the Nam Theun 2 Project area. The award ceremony was chaired by H. E Mr Khambay Damlat, Governor of Khammouane Province, on ...
ເດືອນກໍລະກົດ 23, 2014

NT2 Resettlers Have Exceeded the Household Income Target

Vientiane, 23 July 2014 – The Khammouane Provincial Governor, Mr Khambay Damlath, Chairman of the Nam Theun 2 Resettlement Committee, has signed the Decision No. 252 in January 2014 stating that the Household Income Target for Nakai resettlers has been achieved in accordance with the Concession Agreement. This achievement is a major milestone for the NT2 Project and serves as evidence that the resettlers have benefitted from the environmental and social programs put in place by the Nam Theun 2 ...
ເດືອນທັນວາ 11, 2013

Nam Theun 2 Public Health Support Program handover to the Government of Laos

Nam Theun 2 Public Health Support Program handover to the Government of Laos Thakhek, December 11, 2013 – The Nam Theun 2 Public Health Support Program hasbeen handed over to Government of Laos after 9 years of successful implementation andextensive capacity building in project affected areas. The ceremony was held in ThakhekDistrict, Khammouane Province, attended by Associate Professor Bounkong Sihavong,Deputy Minister of Health, the Khammouane Provincial Governor, related governmentunits and representatives from the Nam Theun 2 Power Company, World Bank ...
ເດືອນກັນຍາ 21, 2013

Handover Agriculture Center to boost agriculture production in Nakai District

Handover Agriculture Center to boost agriculture production in Nakai District Nakai Neua Agriculture Center, established by Nam Theun 2 Power Company (NTPC),has been handed over to Nakai District Authority to share gained experiences to localcommunity to boost agriculture in the district.The center, a part of Nam Theun 2 resettlement program, has served as tool to bringnew techniques of agriculture and livestock to Nakai people in order to improve andchange their livelihood from forest-based activities to commercial activities ...
ເດືອນກັນຍາ 20, 2013

Nam Theun 2 Spills Water in Preparation for Super Typhoon Usagi

Nam Theun 2 Spills Water in Preparation for Super Typhoon Usagi On 20 September 2013 at 1pm, the Nam Theun 2 Power Company (NTPC) beganreleasing water from its reservoir in anticipation of possible heavy rainfall from SuperTyphoon Usagi. NTPC releases water to lower the reservoir level in an attempt to help todampen the effects of the typhoon and lessen the impacts of possible flooding in thelocal communities downstream of the dam. This Typhoon is currently in the WesternPacific Ocean approaching ...
ເດືອນກໍລະກົດ 23, 2013

Nam Theun 2 Power Company hands over computers to Nakai District Authorities

On 23 July 2013, Nam Theun 2 Power Company (NTPC) handed over 10 laptops and 20desktops to Nakai District Authorities to be used in administrative works. The ceremonyheld at Nakai District Office attended by Mr Liangkham PhengOuthai, Nakai DistrictGovernor and district officials, NTPC Chief Executive Officer Mr Michel Robino, andNTPC management.According to Mr Liangkham, these computers will be distributed to units in the districtswhich will help to smooth daily works. “I really appreciate the company for thiscontribution to our ...