EVN to complete key power projects at year’s end. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)
– The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) will work out measures to ensure the completion of key power projects at the end of 2017.

They include the 500/220kV Long Bien – Bac Ninh 2 transmission line, the 220kV Thai Binh – Tien Hai – Truc Ninh, Quang Ngai – Quy Nhon, Di Linh – Bao Loc, and Tan Uyen – Thuan An transmission lines and the 220kV Nong Cong, Phu My, Can Tho, Phuoc An transformer stations.

In December, the EVN pledged to ensure the supply of commercial electricity of the first turbine of the Vinh Tan 4 thermal power plant as well as the test run of the first turbine of the Thai Binh thermal power plant.

The EVN and the Ministry of Industry and Trade have worked with the People’s Committees of southern Dong Nai, Binh Duong and south central Binh Thuan provinces to address land clearance for the 500kV Vinh Tuan – Song May – Tan Uyen power line and the 500kV Tan Uyen transformer station.

The company asserted to quickly improve infrastructure and human resources to provide online electricity services on December 21, 2017.

In the first 11 months of this year, the EVN commenced the construction of 196 power projects and put into operation 180 grid works with capacity of 110kV-500kV.

The commercial electricity output in the 11-month period was estimated at 159.9 billion kWh, a year-on-year rise of 9.18 percent. -VNA