In pics: Hydropower project to build Laos into ‘battery of Southeast Asia’

Photo taken on Jan. 16, 2019 shows the construction site of a dam of the Nam Ou drainage basin hydropower project in Luang Prabang, Laos. The seven-dam cascade project is the first overseas project of Power Construction Corporation of China, on a build-operate-transfer basis. It aims to build Laos into “the battery of Southeast Asia” and improve the livelihood of people in Laos. Photo courtesy of the Laos company of Powerchina Resources Ltd.

Photo taken on Jan. 16, 2019 shows the construction site of a dam of the Nam Ou drainage basin hydropower project in Luang Prabang, Laos. The seven-dam cascade project is the first overseas project of Power Construction Corporation of China, on a build-operate-transfer basis. It aims to build Laos into “the battery of Southeast Asia” and improve the livelihood of people in Laos. Photo courtesy of the Laos company of Powerchina Resources Ltd.

Photo taken on Jan. 16, 2019 shows the construction site of a dam of the Nam Ou drainage basin hydropower project in Luang Prabang, Laos. The seven-dam cascade project is the first overseas project of Power Construction Corporation of China, on a build-operate-transfer basis. It aims to build Laos into “the battery of Southeast Asia” and improve the livelihood of people in Laos. Photo courtesy of the Laos company of Powerchina Resources Ltd.