The northern mountainous province Son La aims to provide electricity access to 88.81 percent of its households in 2015.

The national grid currently covers 85.5 percent of the total households in Son La, according to Provincial Party Committee Secretary Hoang Van Chat.

The province is working to implement eight electricity projects, including a 557 billion VND (26 million USD) project providing electricity to 30,157 households from local ethnic communities.

To step up efforts, Son La is prioritising plans to expand the electricity grid and mobilise community support.-VNA