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Hanoi (VNA) – The HCM City Power Corporation (EVN HCMC) under the Electricity of Vietnam has supplied a total electricity output of 88.4 billion kWh during 2011-2015.

It is equal to 2,224 kWh for each person per year, 1.73 times higher than the national average level.

HCM City’s energy elastic coefficient reached 0.7 in comparison with the country’s level of 1.9 and the loss rate in electricity transfer and distribution was reduced from 5.76 percent in 2011 to 5.08 percent in 2014 and is expected to be below 5 percent in 2015.

The corporation invested and completed a number of projects in the past five years such as the 220/110kV Cu Chi transformer with a total investment 474 billion VND (21.03 million USD) and the 220-110kV Cau Bong-Cu Chi transmission line with a total investment of 668 billion VND (29.7 million USD), and the 110kV Cau Bong transformer at a cost of 102 billion VND (4.5 million USD).

The EVN HCMC also completed the construction of a 22kV undersea cable line to supply electricity to Thanh An commune in Can Gio district with a total investment of 200 billion VND.-VNA