Duyen Hai 3 thermal power expansion plant put into operation hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) -
The State council for acceptance testing of co
nstruction works has permitted Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) to put the Duyen Hai 3 thermal power plant expansion project in the Mekong Delta’s Tra Vinh province into commerical operation.

A council delegation led by Deputy Minister of Construction Le Quang Hung checked the acceptance of the project on May 6 and 7.

He recognised parties’ efforts in managing quality, adding that the plant operated stably during a trial period.

The expansion project is significant in ensuring electricity for socioeconomic development in the southern region in particular and the country in general.

Investment totalled more than 22.7 trillion VND (973.4 million USD).

Construction of the plant began in December 2014./.