Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – The Southern Power Corporation (EVNSPC) has planned to conclude two projects to supply power to the island communes of Lai Son and Hon Nghe in the southern province of Kien Giang in the third quarter of this year.

Specifically, the project to provide power for 1,956 households in Lai Son, launched on September 4 last year at a cost of 467 billion VND (20.9 million USD), is scheduled to complete in July.

It comprises 43km of 110kV transmission line, including 24km crossing the sea, an 110kV transformer station and 13 distributing stations with a total capacity of 2,080kVA. The project is 96 percent finished.

Meanwhile, the other project to bring power to Hon Nghe island commune was commenced in October 10, 2015 with an investment of 140 billion VND (6.27 million USD).

It consists of a 9,941km 22kV middle voltage transmission line and eight transformer stations with a total capacity of 975kVA.-VNA