The APO Green Technical Service Team visited Laos in June and introduced Taiwan-based Sun Rise E&T Co., Ltd. to the Ministry of Energy and Mining of Laos and TSB (Vientiane Solar Power Plant developer). The team assisted Sun Rise E&T in confirming its participation in TSB’s construction project of a 14MW floating solar system in a pond near Vientiane and provided HDPE (high-density polyethylene) buoys to serve as bases for the solar panels. The project is expected to generate revenue of about 7 million US Dollars.
In addition, EDL-Generation Public Company (EDL-Gen) and the government of Laos have actively expanded the green energy projects in their country and invited Taiwanese power developers to discuss cooperation opportunities. The Green Technical Service Team is expected to co-host a green energy forum in Vientiane at the end of this year with Lao Ministry of Energy and Mining, Vientiane Branch of Cathay United Bank and other organizations. The electric companies and experts from both nations are invited to attend the forum to discuss the energy policies and resources of Laos. Furthermore, this forum will expand cooperation opportunities in the green energy sector for Taiwan and Laos.