Society

Remote villages long for power supply

Nearly 200 households in a remote village in Phu An commune, in southern Dong Nai province's Tan Phu district, are still without power, despite offering to pay half the cost of installing a local transformer station.
Business

Power plant emissions sold to bank

Trung Nam Power Joint-stock Company has signed an emission trading deal with Germany's Deutsche Bank to sell the emissions from its Dong Nai Hydropower Plant No 2 for the first 10 years of its operation.
Business

New power supply for Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc Island District in the southern Kien Giang Province will receive more than 9.16 trillion VN (436.2 million USD) to implement three new power supply projects, according to Phu Quoc Investment and Development Management Board.
Business

RoK bank funds solar power project

The Export-Import Bank of the Republic of Korea (Korea Eximbank) has approved a 12 million USD loan for a solar power generation project in the central province of Quang Binh.
Business

Four new generators linked to power grid

Four new generators for the national power grid were brought into operation in the first four months of this year, adding a total 1,215 MW of electricity to the national power supply, according to the Electricity of Viet Nam Corporation (EVN).
Business

Second Son La turbine to go on-line

The second turbine at Son La Hydro-electric Power Plant on April 12 began no-load running in preparation for its first power generation on April 22, 10 days ahead of schedule.
Second turbine in power plant comes online Business

Second turbine in power plant comes online

The second turbine at Song Tranh 2 hydroelectric power plant in the central province of Quang Nam was connected to the national power grid on January 27, reported the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN).
Son La plant surges towards full capacity Business

Son La plant surges towards full capacity

The Son La Hydropower Plant is expected to supply its maximum generator power to the national electricity grid by 2012, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said at a celebration of the first 400MW turbine’s official operation on Jan. 7.
Business

Private thermo-power plant built in Quang Ninh

Thang Long Thermo-Power Joint Stock Company on December 29 signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with a Chinese company to build a thermo-power plant in Quang Ninh.
Son La plant’s first turbine now operational Business

Son La plant’s first turbine now operational

The first 400MW turbine of the Son La Hydropower Plant officially generated electricity to the national grid on December 17, two years ahead of schedule, according to Electricity of Vietnam (EVN).
PM gives answers to hot issues Politics

PM gives answers to hot issues

PM Nguyen Tan Dung provided lawmakers with explanations for a host of issues that have generated voters’ concern, as well as the moves the Government will take to handle them, at a live broadcast session on Nov. 24.
EVN plans new power plant projects Society

EVN plans new power plant projects

National power utility Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has said it would generate an additional 2,000 MW from new hydro-power and thermal projects this year.
Business

EVN produces 77% of power sold in Vietnam

The Electricity Group of Vietnam (EVN) has said it produced a total of 52.2 billion kWh and bought 2.3 billion kWh of power from China and 24.7 billion kWh of power from non-EVN power plants in the last 11 months to serve domestic consumption.
PM inspects Lai Chau hydropower plant construction site Society

PM inspects Lai Chau hydropower plant construction site

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau to be well prepared for the resettlement of local people who have given their land for the Lai Chau hydropower plant, a key national project.
Business

Chinese group builds power plant in Vietnam

China ’s Shanghai Electric Corp. (SEC) will provide engineering, procurement and construction services for a coal-fuelled power plant in Vietnam ’s central province of Binh Thuan.