The Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has conducted a series of project to connect island districts and communes with the national power grid with total investment of over 7.5 trillion VND (322.5 million USD).
The traditional friendship and comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russia, and Tri An Hydropower Plant – a landmark in the bilateral relationship – were highlighted at a meeting in the southern province of Dong Nai on June 18.
May 27 this year will mark 25 years since Vietnam’s first 500kV power transmission line was switched on, connecting the north and south of the country with an uninterrupted electricity supply.
The first solar power plant in the central province of Quang Ngai was inaugurated on April 26 in Duc Minh commune, Mo Duc district.
Luc Van Tan, a HCM City resident, is considering installing solar power panels on his 35sq.m rooftop to save on electricity bills.
The Electricity of Vietnam Group’s Southern Power Corporation (EVNSPC) will invest nearly VND8 trillion (US$344 million) to provide power for rural areas in 12 cities and provinces, as well as island communes in Kien Giang and the Mekong Delta region, by 2020.
Power on Co To island district was restored at 4:00 am on June 29, according to Chairman of the district People’s Committee Tran Nhu Long.
The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Tri has decided to build a hydropower plant worth nearly VND600 billion (US$26.4 million) in Huong Hoa district.
All the communes in the Central Highlands have been linked with the national power grid, according to the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands.
Con Co Island in the central province of Quang Tri will become the 11th island nationwide connected to the national power grid.
The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has put into operation four more turbines, including three of Trung Son hydropower plant and one at Thai Binh thermoelectric plant, in the first 5 months of 2017, adding 495 MW to the national capacity.
Up to 558 households with 2,323 residents on Son Hai island in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang were connected to the national power grid as an electricity supply project to the island commune was put into operation on January 19.
Son Lap commune in Bao Lac district has become the last commune in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang to access electricity from the national power grid.
The Electricity of Vietnam’s Southern Power Corporation (EVN SPC) put into operation 619 power works at a total investment of over VND6.5 trillion in 2016.
The Phu Lac wind power plant located in the Tuy Phong district, central coastal Binh Thuan province, will be completed on November 25 after 14 months of construction.
Vietnam’s first waste-to-energy system capable of generating 1,930kW of power by treating 75 tonnes of industrial waste per day was launched in Hanoi’s suburban district of Soc Son on September 16.
Over 2,300 households in Na Nghiu commune, Song Ma district in the mountainous northwestern province of Son La were hooked up to the national power grid on January 30, Son La Power Company reported.
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.
The government has once again pledged to ensure an attractive investment climate for all foreign enterprises in Vietnam.
All hamlets in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang have gained access to the national power grid, improving local living conditions and socio-economic development.