A project to connect ethnic households in central Nghe An province to the national grid commenced on June 21 in Ky Son district.

The project, scheduled to be completed by 2020, is expected to provide access to the national power grid for 233 villages in 54 communes in the mountainous districts of Que Phong, Quy Hop, Thanh Chuong, Quy Chau, Anh Son, Ky Son, Con Cuong, and Tuong Duong.

The facilities will be jointly implemented by the Northern Power Corporation under the Electricity of Vietnam (EVNNPC) and the Nghe An power company with a total investment exceeding 780 billion VND (35.8 million USD), 85 percent of which is sourced from the state budget.-VNA