New Kon Tum transformer installation finishes hinh anh 1The 220kV transformer in Kon Tum (Source: VNA)

The EVN-NPT said the newly-installed transformer will help transmit around 345 megawatts of electricity from hydroelectric plants in the Central Highlands to the national grid, contributing to supplying stable electricity for social-economic development and ensuring security and defence in the region.

The project has a total capacity of 500 megawatts built on 70,000 square metres in Thanh Trung hamlet, Vinh Quang commune, Kon Tum city, Kon Tum province with a cost of 450 billion VND (20.63 million USD).-VNA