Nam Leuk 60 MW Power Station
East Asia and PacificOctober 22, 2020
K&M was contracted by the Asian Development Bank to assist the utility of the Lao PDR analyze a 60 MW hydropower project and determine the best structure for private sector participation to complete financing for the project. K&M assessed the status of construction, analyzed the cost overruns and financing structure for the project, reviewed the financial statements and financial projections for the entire utility, assessed the private sector interest in the project, analyzed the prospects for cross-border sale of electricity, and recommended two commercial structures for possible private sector participation. Subsequently, K&M prepared a Request for Proposals, managed the bid process, evaluated proposals and made recommendations to EdL and the existing creditors to the project.