Vietnam plans to generate and import over 133.4 billion kWh of
electricity in 2013, a year-on-year increase of 11 percent, to meet
The plan, recently approved by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, aims to ensure a stable supply of power in 2013.
Vietnam will import 3.7 billion kWh of electricity from China, 1 billion kWh more than last year.
To realise the plan, the ministry asked State-owned Electricity of
Vietnam (EVN) to coordinate with power generators to manage the
operation of oil-burning thermal electricity plants and gas turbine
EVN was urged to enhance the usable
capacity of the plants it manages and maximise the use of all power
sources to guarantee supply.
The National Power
Transmission Corporation has been tasked to channel all sources of
energy so that key power projects in the south can be implemented and