The Vietnam National Power Transmission Corporation (EVN NPT) on June 21 put the 500kV Phu Lam-O Mon transmission line (Phu Lam-Long An section) into operation for trial purpose, according to the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN). The project, with an investment of 384.2 billion VND (about 18 million USD), is project invested by the EVN NPT- an arm of the EVN.

The 34.3km line is expected to facilitate transmission from electricity plants in the southwestern region to the national grid.

Along with the Nha Be- O Mon 500kV transmission line, the project will contribute to enhancing commercial operation capacity of the electricity systems in the southeastern and southwestern areas, ensuring supply to the southern localities.-VNA