EPC contract signed for power plant in Quang Binh hinh anh 1EPC contract signed for power plant in Quang Binh (Photo:VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – A contract on a bidding package worth 30 trillion VND (nearly 1.29 billion USD) on engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the Quang Trach 1 thermal power plant in the central province of Quang Binh was signed in Hanoi on June 17.

The signatories are the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), and a consortium of contractors comprising Japan's Mitsubishi Corp, Hyundai Engineering and Construction Company (HEC) of the Republic of Korea (RoK), and Construction Corporation No.1 of Vietnam.  

The construction of the project, which has a total investment of over 41.1 trillion VND (nearly 1.79 billion USD), is expected to begin in the third quarter of this year, and complete in 2025. It will cover an area of 48.6 ha in Quang Trach district’s Quang Dong commune.

The plant, which has two turbines with a combined design capacity of 1,200 MW, is expected to supply about 8.4 billion kWh of electricity to the national grid per year, contributing to ensuring national energy security.

EPC contract signed for power plant in Quang Binh hinh anh 2At the signing ceremony (Photo: VNA)

The plant will use the ultra-supercritical coal combustion technology (USC), and be equipped with synchronous treatment systems of wastewater and exhaust gas, and dust filtration systems, in line with Vietnam’s environment standards./.