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Operation of Hongsa Power Plant after earthquake in Lao PDR

Nonthaburi: RATCH Group Public Company Limited would like to notify that the 5.9 magnitude earthquake occurred ‪at 04.03 a.m.‬ following by the continuous aftershocks with the epicenter in Hongsa city, Xayaburi province, Lao PDR. As a consequence, the automatic protection system of Hongsa Power Plant was activated and the power plant’s operation was shut down automatically.‬‬‬‬‬

According to preliminary investigation conducted by Hongsa Power Company Limited, it found no injury and significant damages in the main structure of the Power Plant. The company is keeping the situation under surveillance and working closely with the relevant agencies. A significant update of the situation will be informed later.

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