Over half a century ago, Lao PDR began its journey to become a modern nation and committed itself to long-term development ambitions. It has delivered electricity, schools, roads, and has become an important energy exporter.
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The Nam Theun 2 multipurpose development project (NT2) is larger and more complex than any other hydropower project in Lao PDR. It is jointly implemented by the Nam Theun 2 Power Company (NTPC) and... Show More + the government of Lao PDR and financed by 27 parties, including the World Bank Group (WBG) and the Asian Development Bank. NT2 is expected to generate US $2 billion in revenues over a twenty-year period.NT2 revenues are flowing back to the people of Lao PDR--- it is improving living conditions, health care, education, providing access in poor and remote areas. It also covers the protection of large areas with rich biodiversity.For more information on NT2, please read our Overview Paper (pdf). Show Less -