EVN plans new power plant projects (3/2/2010) National power utility Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) has said it would generate an additional 2,000 MW from 15 new hydropower and thermal projects nationwide this year.
EVN now has 14 hydropower plants and nine thermopower plants which are scheduled to become operational in the period between 2010-2015. Of these plants, 13 plants have seen their openings delayed by at least one year. Meanwhile, EVN is reconsidering the project efficiency of the Thac Mo hydropower plant in Binh Phuoc province.
This year, EVN will start constructing six more thermal and hydropower plants with a total capacity of 5,356 MW and prepare for four other projects capable of generating 2,760 MW that will begin construction next year.
Source: Vietnam News.
Besides EVN, PetroVietnam also speeds up Construction of power plant projects. State-owned oil monopoly PetroVietnam has been stepped up the implementation of Ca Mau 2 power plant, Phu My-Nhon Trach gas pipeline, Nhon Trach 1 and Nhon Trach 2 power plants.