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Hanoi (VNA) – The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has said it will inaugurate and put into operation a number of key projects in December to ensure power supply in the dry season of 2017.

The projects include the hydropower plant in the northwest province of Lai Chau and the 220kV power lines in Hanoi, northern Lao Cai and Yen Bai, central coastal Binh Thuan and Ba Ria – Vung Tau, and southern Binh Duong provinces.

The EVN has upgraded two turbines at the Vinh Tan 2 thermal power plant in the central province of Binh Thuan and continued measures to ensure environmental safety at Vinh Tan Power Centre.

The National Power Transmission Corporation has so far launched 316 national grid projects and completed 304 of them.

The EVN completed the building of the 110-kV sea-crossing cable line to provide electricity to Lai Son island commune in Kien Hai district, southern province of Kien Giang.

It also launched rural electricity projects in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son, southern Ca Mau, Hau Giang, Kien Giang and south central coastal Khanh Hoa provinces./.