VOV.VN - After 20 years of construction, the Hoa Binh Hydropower plant started operating in 1988, producing 80% of Vietnam’s total electricity.
Torrential rains brought by a tropical low pressure system on October 10 and 11 triggered floods in the northern province of Yen Bai, which caused 16 people dead and missing as of 13:00 pm on October 11.
Residents in the southern Vietnamese province of Dong Nai have been able to harvest some big catches after a local hydropower dam ceased its release of water.
The expanded Thac Mo hydropower plant in the southern province of Binh Phuoc connected to the national grid from July 11, according to the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN).
The Thuan Hoa hydropower plant on Mien river was inaugurated in Vi Xuyen district, the northern province of Ha Giang on June 20.
VOV.VN - Lai Chau province borders the provinces of Lao Cai, Dien Bien, Son La and Yen Bai and is home to more than 20 ethnic minority groups. The province boasts great tourist potential with its beautiful landscape and diverse culture.
The second turbine of the Trung Son hydropower plant in the central province of Thanh Hoa began generating electricity for the national grid on March 21, just more than one month after the launch of the first turbine.
Two earthquakes set off an explosion near a hydropower plant prompting terrified residents to flee into the streets.
The Krong No 2 hydropower plant began operation in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong’s Lac Duong district on January 7.
VOV.VN - Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung on December 20 inaugurated a hydropower plant in Lai Chau Province that has the capacity to provide 4.7 billion kWh of electricity to the national grid annually.
The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has said it will inaugurate and put into operation a number of key projects in December to ensure power supply in the dry season of 2017.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade removed 471 hydropower plant projects from its power development plan after reviewing the plan in accordance with a National Assembly resolution passed in 2013.
The 400 MW capacity turbine No.3 of the Lai Chau hydropower plant in the northern mountainous province of Son La, officially joined the national grid on November 9.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested ensuring better life for people who were relocated to make way for the construction of the Son La hydropower plant, saying the task will spur socio-economic development in the northwestern region.
Along with the El Nino, projects in the Mekong River’s upstream, including hydropower plants, water-diverting and water-use works, are likely to pose serious impacts to the Mekong Delta, heard a conference held by the People and Nature Reconciliation in Hanoi on July 20.
Located in Cao Phong district, Hoa Binh province, just about 110km north-east of Hanoi center, Thung Nai is a popular destination for weekend retreat.
China has increased the volume of water being released from Jinghong hydropower plant to the lower Mekong River.
Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has thanked China for responding to Vietnam’s call to release water from Jinghong hydropower plant in Yunnan province, to provide water for emergency use by countries downstream on the Mekong river, amid the ongoing severe drought.
The Vietnam National Coal and Minerals Industrial Group (Vinacomin) on December 20 inaugurated Dong Nai 5 Hydropower plant in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, one of the key projects in the country’s Power Development Plan 7.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai issued order to start work on expanding Da Nhim hydropower plant in Ninh Son district, the central province of Ninh Thuan on December 12.