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Work on Vietnam’s largest power plant starts in Laos

Work on a Vietnamese-invested hydro-power plant started in Laos ’ Attapeu province on March 6 with an investment of 441 million USD.

Construction of thermal power plant begins in Thanh Hoa

Construction of Cong Thanh coal-fueled power plant kicked off on Mar. 5 at the Industrial Park No. 2, Nghi Son Economic Zone, northern central province of Thanh Hoa.

Power source with capacity of over 2,000 MW to be launched soon

The 12 units include units 2, 3 and 4 of Son La Hydroelectric; unit 2 of Song Tranh 2 Hydropower; unit 2 of Dong Nai Hydropower; An Khe ; Kanak Hydropower; Dong Nai 4 Hydropower; and expanded Uong Bi Thermal Power Plant 2.

Vietnam invests in Cambodia power plant

This project by state-owned Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) is solely invested by its joint-stock subsidiary EVN International, whose shareholders include major state companies and corporations, such as PetroVietnam, EVN, and Vietnam Rubber Group.

Nhon Trach power plant's first turbine joins national grid

The plant, built by the Nhon Trach 2 PetroVietnam Power Joint Stock Company in Nhon Trach District, will cost US$706 million and have a total capacity of 750 MW.

Private thermo-power plant built in Quang Ninh

The 645 million USD plant with two turbines and a total capacity of 600MW will be installed with advanced EFB technology from France that allows the plant to use low-quality coal and minimise the emission of greenhouse gases.

Son La plant’s first turbine in operation

The operation of the first turbine is expected to ease the country’s power shortages and pave the way for the completion of the remaining turbines in late 2012. The Son La Hydroelectric Power Plant is designed to have a total capacity of 2,400 MW with six turbines, each of 400 MW.

IAEA says three countries ready to build nuclear power plant

Indonesia, Jordan and Vietnam, respectively, are ready to develop nuclear energy for power generation, Indonesia’s Antara news agency reported Thursday. Indonesian Ambassador to Austria I Gusti Agung Wesaka said that although Indonesia already meets all the preconditions to build a nuclear power plant, the nation still needs the public acceptance and a political decision.

Binh Thuan rolls out power plan

In April last year, the province began site clearance for the 663-ha Vinh Tan Power Centre in Tuy Phong District's Vinh Tan Commune, which will have three thermal power plants with a total capacity of 4,400MW. In August, the centre began construction of the Vinh Tan 2 thermal power plant, which has two turbines with a total capacity of 1,244MW. The plant is expected to be put into full operation in 2014.

EVN improves power supply capacity

he group announced that from the beginning of the year up to now, EVN has already officially operated eight turbines under six power plant projects with total designed capacity of 1,310 MW such as Plei Krong hydropower plant, Se San 4 hydropower plant, Ban Ve hydropower plant, Quang Ninh 1 thermo power plant, Hai Phong 1 thermo power plant and Srepok 3 hydropower plant.

Maintenance contract for Nhon trach 1 power plant inked

PetroVietnam Power Technical Services Joint Stock Co (PV Power Services) signed two contracts for providing long-term maintenance services for Nhon Trach 1 Power Plant on December 3, 2010.

Largest irrigation project launched in Thanh Hoa

The Cua Dat water reservoir is the largest national irrigation work and hydro electric-power plant on the Chu river, 17km from the Bai Thuong dam. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) is the main investor of the project along with many prestigious contractors including the Vietnam Construction and Import-Export Joint Stock Cooperation (Vinaconex).

Vietnam chooses Japan as partner in nuclear power project

Vietnam has decided to choose Japan as its cooperative partner for the construction of the country’s second nuclear power plant in the central province of Ninh Thuan.


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