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Electricity sector overcomes most incidents

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Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) on November 11 repaired two 220kV power lines No. 272 and 273 of the Cam Pha Thermal Power Plant, and regenerated electricity to thirteen 110kV lines and one transformer station in the northern province of Quang Ninh, which were damaged by Storm Haiyan.

In the central region, the Central Power Corporation also repaired most power incidents and resumed electricity supply to customers. The remaining 63 transformer stations in Quang Trach and Bo Trach districts in Quang Binh province and five others in Nui Thanh district in Quang Nam province are scheduled to be repaired on November 11.

According to initial reports, 208 transmission lines in the northern provinces of Quang Ninh, Hai Phong, Nam Dinh, Thai Binh, Ha Nam , Hung Yen, Lang Son, Bac Ninh and Bac Giang were damaged during the storm. Companies under the Northern Power Corporation (NPC) directed their working groups to check and repair storm-damaged power lines to recover the electricity network as soon as possible.

In Hanoi , 12 damaged medium-voltage power lines were also repaired in the morning of November 11.

NPC said total costs for the repair are estimated at 1.6 billion VND. The corporation has mobilised all workers and means to repair all electrical incidents caused by the typhoon in order to resupply electricity to customers as soon as possible.-VNA
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