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Demonstration Project on an Energy-Efficient Data Center in the Lao People's Democratic Republic

November 30, 2016

NEDO has completed the installation of a datacenter in Vientiane, the Lao People's Democratic Republic for a demonstration project on an energy-efficient data center, and hold an opening ceremony.

Mr. Munehiko Tsuchiya, Executive Director of NEDO; Mr. Takeshi Hikihara, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Lao PDR; Mr. Soichiro Matsudaira, Senior Managing Director of Toyota Tsusho Corporation; Mr. Hideshi Hojo, Senior Managing Director of Internet Initiative Japan Inc.; and Mr. Masahiro Kameda, Executive Officer of Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd. attended the ceremony as representatives of the Japanese side. Dr. Boviengkham Vongdara, Minister of Science and Technology; Mr. Houmphanh Intharath, Vice Minister of Science and Technology; and Mr. Keonakhone Saysuliane, Director General, Information Technology Department, Ministry of Science and Technology also attended the ceremony as representatives of the Laotian side.

  • Executive Director Tsuchiya  at the podium
    Executive Director Munehiko Tsuchiya giving his speech
  • Scene of the opening ceremony
    The opening ceremony