Illustrative photo (Source:VNA)
Ca Mau (VNA) - The Southern Power Corporation (EVN SPC) launched a project to provide electricity to rural households in the southernmost province of Ca Mau on September 21.

The project will build more than 857 km of middle voltage lines, 1,847 km of low voltage lines and 1,207 transformer stations with a total capacity of 80,633kVA.

The first phase of the project will be carried out from now to the end of the year at a cost of 40.8 billion VND (1.77 million USD).

The first phase aims to provide electricity to more than 1,388 households in 10 communes in U Minh and Thoi Binh districts.

Once completed, the rate of rural households in Ca Mau with access to electricity will be 98.6 percent.

The EVN SPC will also launch a project to supply electricity for 1,800 households in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang on September 22.-VNA