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Hanoi (VNA) – The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN)’s Northern Power Corporation (EVNNPC) has reported that total commercial power it produced in October reached more than 5 billion kWh, up 11.45 percent over the same period last year.

In the first 10 months of 2017, the firm’s total production hit 47.56 billion kWh, up 12.36 percent year on year and equivalent to 82.44 percent of the yearly plan. Of which, 63.43 percent was supplied to construction and industry, a rise of 15.54 percent, while 30.23 percent was for daily use.

In October, the corporation put into operation 14 new power supply works and transmission lines, raising the capacity and reliability of the power grid.

Alongside, EVNNPC also completed all 14 customer service criteria, with service request response taking only 5.15 days, down 1.85 days compared to the regulation. It informed power charges through SMS to 14.74 million customers in October and 157.13 million in the January-October period, an increase of nearly 34 million compared to the same period last year.  

The firm also took prompt measures to resume power supply to northern mountainous and central localities affected by abnormal floods in October.

In November, the EVNNPC aims to continue solutions to ensure safe and stable power supply to customers, while reducing power loss and speeding up underway works.-VNA