|The Department of Energy Business|
|Wednesday, 03 February 2010 10:16|
The Department of Energy Business, Abbreviated as "DEB" is the successor of the Department of Energy Promotion and Development EPD whish was organized at the time of establishment of the Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) in 2007. It was reinstated from the Bureau of Secretariat of the Lao National Committee for Energy which then also was succeeded by the MEM. The Department is a technically administrative organization under the hierarchy of the MEM, which has the functions to provide assistance to the Ministry of MEM in relation to the promotion and the development of energy sources in the form of independent power projects (IPP) (TOR) that may be carried out by private or jointly by public-private sector or non-Lao Govermental entities throughout the country.
Currently the Department is comprised of four divisions (Organization Chart) and has 34 staff specializing in various fields ranging from engineering, economics and legal disciplines. Our staff speaks English, French, Russian, Vietnamese and Japanese.