The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) will put into operation new turbines at Song Giang hydropower plant, Dak Drinh hydropower plant and Nghi Son thermoelectric plant in December with a total capacity of 462MW, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

This month, EVN will also put into use the Quang Ninh-Hiep Hoa and Vinh Tan –Song May 500 kV transmission lines, Vinh Tan 500 kV transformer station of the Vinh Tan 2 thermoelectric plant, the Son Ha-Doc Doi 220kV line of the Dak Drinh hydropower plant, and a part of the Thanh Hoa-Nghi Son 220Kv line.

Along with installing equipment for the Nho Quan-Ha Tinh 500kV transmission line, the group is working to complete the Phu Lam-O Mon and Quang Ninh-Mong Duong 500kV lines and a 220kV line to the Ha Tinh Formosa Thermoelectricity Plant .

It also focuses on building an undersea cable to bring electricity from Ha Tien commune to Phu Quoc Island in the southern province of Kien Giang , while taking measures to supply electricity to the Samsung Electronics plant in Thai Nguyen province in 2014.

In addition, the group has urgently completed investment procedures and capital arrangements with the aim of starting several projects at the end of this year such as the Lai Chau- Son La and Bac Ninh 2-Pho Noi 500kV lines, the My Tho and Pho Noi 500kV transformer stations and a transformer station in Tay Ninh province.

The group is making every effort to speed up construction of the Pleiku-My Phuoc-Cau Bong 500 kV line while coordinating with the Ministry of Industry and Trade to accelerate the approval of a project to provide electricity for Ly Son Island in the central province of Quang Ngai.-VNA