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Hanoi (VNA) – The Southern Power Corporation has urged contractors to hasten the construction of two projects to bring electricity to Lai Son and Hon Nghe island communes in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang in September.

The Central Power Corporation also plans to put a similar project in Cu Lao Cham Island in Quang Nam province into operation in this month.
The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has also continued the construction of other projects, including installing rotors in Lai Chau hydropower plant’s third turbine, and beginning the operation of turbine No. 1 in Duyen Hai 3 thermal power plant.

The group expects to complete the Pho Noi 500kv transformer and Cau Bong-Hoc Mon 220kv transmission line ahead of schedule.

According to the EVN, the S outhern Power Corporation fulfilled a project to bring electricity to nearly 81,000 households in the Mekong Delta provinces of Soc Trang and Tra Vinh in August.

The project helped increase the rate of households with access to electricity in Soc Trang and Tra Vinh to 98.32 percent and 98.48 percent, respectively. Over the last eight months, t he National Power Transmission Corporation has implemented the construction of 143 transmission projects.-VNA