Illustrative image (Source: evn.com.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Electricity (EVN) will bring light to more than 16,000 poor households and policy beneficiaries’ families nationwide in December through providing them with free reparation and installation of electricity supply systems.

During the final month of the year, the EVN will also install roof-top solar panels in 100 schools and some families, while giving free maintenance services to hundreds of transformer stations of its major clients.

The activities are part of an annual programme that the EVN has held in the recent four years, manifesting gratitude to its customers.

A representative from the EVN said that so far this year, the corporation has recorded positive progress, with a rise in the System Average Interruption Frequency Index (SAIDI) and System Average Interruption Frequency Index (SAIFI).

According to report by the World Bank, Vietnam posts 87.94 points in Power Access Index in 2018, ranking 27th out of the 190 economies, 37 positions higher compared to 2017 ranking, and becoming the country with most giant step forwards in the index in the region.

Vietnam also surpasses the Philippines to rank fourth in the ASEAN in the field. It is in the second position in the region regarding time to provide power services.

In 2018, customers can register for EVN services online, and pay their bill in many methods.-VNA