Lai Chau Hydropower Plant (Source:Internet)
Hanoi (VNA) – The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has stepped up the progress of electricity projects to ensure they are all completed on schedule.

The company will put turbine No. 2 with a capacity of 400 MW of the Lai Chau Hydroelectric Plant into operation before June 15, while turbine No. 2 with a capacity of 260 MW at the Huoi Quang Hydroelectric Plant will begin generating electricity before June 20.

The installation of the rotor of turbine No 2 in Song Bung Hydroelectric Plant has been completed.

Other power projects like the thermal electric plants of Vinh Tan 4, Duyen Hai 3 and Thai Binh, the expansion of the Thac Mo Hydroelectric Plant and Da Nhim Hydroelectricity Plant are all on schedule.

EVN has also sped up the pace of work on transmission grid projects such as the Pleiku 2 500kV transformer station, the Ham Tan and My Xuan 220kV transformer stations and the Ba Don – Dong Hoi 220kV transmission line.

The National Power Transmission Corporation has focused its efforts on the construction of transmission projects for Hanoi, including the Hiep Hoa-Dong Anh-Bac Ninh 2 500/220 kV transmission line, the Hoa Binh – western Hanoi 220 kV transmission line, and transformer stations in western Hanoi, Dong Anh and Long Bien districts.

The project supplying electricity to the Lai Son island commune in Kien Giang province has completed 80 percent of work in installing an undersea 110 kV transmission line. The grid on the island is completed.-VNA