February 2018

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FY2017 JEPIC Seminar in Laos on "Major Overhaul in Hydro Power Plants"

JEPIC has been conducting bilateral seminars program with electric utilities in ASEAN Countries under strong support from electric power companies in Japan. The purpose of the program is to strengthen the business infrastructures of electric utilities in ASEAN countries, such as technical basis, management and human resources development.

As one of the programs, JEPIC held local seminars for Electricite Du Laos (EDL) & Electricite Du Cambodge (EDC) together from FY2006 for 5 years. Subsequently, JEPIC has held local seminars for EDL and EDC respectively from FY2011.

In cooperation with Hokkaido Electric Power Co., Inc., JEPIC and EDL held the 7th seminar in Laos in January 2018, which outlines are shown below;

Date of the Seminar 15th – 18th January, 2018
Seminar Place Vientiane City, Laos
Theme of the Seminar Major Overhaul in Hydro Power Plants
Mission Member from Japan 2 experts from Hokkaido Electric Power Co., Inc.
5 experts from EGAT
2 secretaries from JEPIC

50 participants from EDL and EDL-Gen attended the seminar. We made a lot of fruitful discussion and shared opinions as to Major Overhaul in Hydro Power Plants.