Electricity output up nearly 13 percent in first 10 months hinh anh 1Ilustrative image (Photo:VNA)

 Hanoi (VNA) - The total power output of the electricity sector in the first ten months of this year reached 136.25 billion kWh, up 12.95 percent compared to the same period last year, according to a report released by the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN).

The group’s power output alone in the period was 132.64 billion kWh, up 11.69 percent year-on-year. Of the figure, power generation from hydroelectricity plants made up 37.6 percent of the total while, those from from thermal power and gas-fuelled plants were 31.69 and 29 percent, respectively.

EVN completed four 500-220kV transmission line projects and began construction on seven 220kV projects.

According to the EVN, the group is accelerating to put into operation the first turbines of the Lai Chau Hydropower Plant and the Huoi Quang Hydropower Plant by late December this year.-VNA