An addition eight new turbines of hydro power plants with a combined capacity of 403 MW are expected to put into operation this month, according to the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN).

Also in May, the National Power Transmission Corporation is set to put on trial operation the first turbine of the Vinh Tan thermal power 2 plant in central Binh Thuan province.

In April, the EVN began construction on a seaport for the Duyen Hai Electricity Centre in the southern province of Tra Vinh .

The EVN has so far this year put into operation 14 projects providing electricity to the national power grid.-VNA