ESL is now preparing an Initial Environmental Examination for Xebangfai Run-off River Hydropower Project in Khammouane Province, 30 km from a Xebangfai crossing bridge, National Road No. 13S. The project has an installed capacity of 15 MW and utilizes water from Nam Theun 2 to generate electricity.
The dam features include a fish path, bridge integrated dame, to minimize biological impacts due to the dam, a fish path is included in an initial design. ESL conducted baseline surveys including social economic, environment, land use, biodiversity etc.
The last field work for terrestrial biodiversity and aquatic survey was conducted in September 2016.