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Laos to sell Vietnam its wind power with Mitsubishi's help

Cross-border power-sharing is expected to increase in Southeast Asia

A Mitsubishi Corp. wind farm in Akita Prefecture, Japan. The Japanese conglomerate is on the hunt for renewable-energy projects in Southeast Asia. (Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi)   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japanese trading conglomerate Mitsubishi Corp. will develop a massive onshore wind farm in Laos that will supply electricity to Vietnam.

The facility will have power generation capacity of 600 megawatts, making it one of the largest onshore wind farms in Southeast Asia. The price tag is expected to run in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

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