Southern Power Corporation develops key electricity projects

The largest cross-ocean 110 kV transmission line was constructed in Kien Giang province. The Southern Power Corporation is planning to build 53 more 110 kV power projects in southern provinces and cities. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - The Southern Power Corporation under the Electricity of Vietnam Group (EVNSPC) is planning to build 53 more 110 kV power projects in southern provinces and cities, bringing the total number of works in 2017 to 79. In July, the company started construction of eight electricity projects and connected 10 others with the national grid. The EVNSPC is speeding up the second phase of a project to bring power to households without electricity. More than 6,100 families of the Khmer ethnic minority group in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang will benefit from the project. Nearly 9,000 households have had access to power in the first phase. Meanwhile, a project designed to supply electricity for rural areas has been  completed in Hau Giang and Ca Mau provinces with thousands of locals having electricity. Regarding the third development policy loan (DPL3) project, funded by the World Bank, the company has operated four power facilities to support shrimp farming in Ca Mau, Bac Lieu, Soc Trang and Tra Vinh and one power facility for artificial lighting for dragon fruits in Long An province. Under the project, 695 kilometres of medium-voltage line, 609 kilometres of low-voltage line and transformation stations with total capacity of 115.8 MVA will be constructed. …... [read more]

Such convenient consumption recording will be made under a remote measurement program that the city’s power sector has applied to over 7,600 customers that are not households during the past few years, said Nguyen Phu Vinh, head of the business department of the Ho Chi Minh City Power Corporation, which is under the state-owned Vietnam Electricity. This program, part of the corporation’s smart power project, will be extended to those customers who are families from next year, Vinh said. There are about two million electricity meters in the city, of which 1.8 million are being used by households, he added. It is expected that the program will be implemented in the whole city by 2020, Nguyen Van Ly, deputy general director of the company, said. Under the program, a small modem will be fixed to every electricity meter to transmit power consumption readings, among other necessary data, through 3G signals to servers placed at the power firms under the corporation, said Pham Duc Thanh, head of the business department of the Saigon Power Company. Such transmission will be carried out once every 30 minutes, Thanh elaborated. The remote measurement program will help the corporation enhance its capability to serve customers, Luan Quoc Hung, deputy head of its technical department, said. Nguyen Phuoc Duc, deputy general director of the Southern Power Corporation, which manages 21 power firms in southern Vietnam, said it has also applied the same program to about one million out of seven million families and 40,000 out of…... [read more]

Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) is the co-ordinator of the projects, and the investors are the Northern Power Corporation (EVNNPC), the Central Power Corporation (EVNCPC) and the Southern Power Corporation (EVNSPC). Two projects will provide electricity to the Bach Long Vi offshore district in northern Haiphong city from mixed sources such as wind, solar and diesel energies and other offshore districts in the southern province of Kien Giang. The projects would mainly focus on developing low and medium voltage electricity to ensure that all households in rural areas will be electrified by 2020. The projects are expected to supply electricity to more than 255,000 households.... [read more]

Over the past years, the Southern Power Corporation (EVNSPC) has carried out a project to give bring power supply to families that have not had access to the national grid, mainly Khmer ethnic minority people in the southwestern region, creating a breakthrough in socio-economic development and improving local residents’ living standards. It is difficult to talk about describe the hardship of power workers in carrying out the project, as it reached localities mostly in remote areas and those isolated by channels, which caused difficulties for transporting materials and equipment. Power workers’ great efforts have brought the national grid to the remote villages, contributing to efficiently realizing poverty reduction programs and ensuring social welfare in these areas. The completed project in Soc Trang province has provided stable power to over 45,000 families, raising the number of families having access to the national grid to 99.4%, with 91% of Khmer ethnic minority households having power to use. According to leaders of the Soc Trang provincial Power Company, so far the national grid has reached 100% of communes, wards and towns in the province. “The power supply project has come to families, mainly Khmer ethnic minority, providing them power for daily life, education, recreation, production and poverty reduction,” said Huynh Minh Hai, Director of the Soc Trang provincial Power Company. In September, 2016, EVNSPC also carried out a project providing power to rural areas from the national grid for Ca Mau and Hau Giang provinces, helping over 3,300 rural families have gain access…... [read more]

The Electricity Vietnam’s Southern Power Corporation (EVN SPC) said at a press brief that it achieved the year’s goal to produce electricity for production. Moreover, in 2016, EVNSPC installed electricity grids in remote districts, mountainous regions and islands. It ensured electricity for watering in drought-effected southern and central provinces of Binh Phuoc, Ninh Thuan, Ba Ria-Vung Tau as well as provided electricity for pumping water to reduce salinity intrusion in the Mekong delta provinces of Ca Mau and Soc Trang. Additionally, EVN SPC also invested in electricity grids in 2016 and continued in the period 2017-2020 in rural districts and these areas which have no electricity. The intensive investment heightened the supplying capacity of the national grid, ensuring electricity supplies for the southern. For instance, it invested VND6,552 billion (US$287,972,324) in the electricity grid in 2016 and it did spend VND6,548 billion to achieve 99.98 percent of the plan. The power grid upgrade projects in Vietnam are intended to reduce power cuts and ease the overloading of the 220/110kV system. The projects also seek to improve electricity quality and reduce power loss to increase the credibility and safety of the grids. It finished 619 works in the year including 619 electricity grids, accordingly it increased capacity of more than 2,243MW and total capacity of distribution station to 348 MV and saved 1,395 billion kWh. A representative from EVN said that in 2017, it will operate 570 construction into the national grid including three electricity grid work 220kV, 134 electricity grid…... [read more]

Hanoi (VNA) – Up to 526 households in Hon Nghe island commune in Kien Luong district, the southern province of Kien Giang accessed the national grid on December 30, Electricity of Vietnam’s Southern Power Corporation (EVN SPC) announced. As part of a project to link rural and island areas to the national power grid, the sub-project built a total of 16.37 km of sea-crossing overhead 22kV transmission line, which will be capable of providing millions of kWh of electricity each year. This is the second longest sea-crossing transmission line in the country after the 24.49km sea-crossing transmission bringing electricity to Lai Son island commune in Kien Hai district of the province. It was financed by the EVN SPC with total investment of 140 billion VND (6.16 million USD). Along with the line, a three-phase medium voltage line with a total length of 9.94km, eight transformer stations and 526 electronic meters were built. The project is expected to promote the local economic and tourism development, contributing to protecting the environment and attracting investment.-VNA... [read more]

HCM City (VNA) – The Electricity of Vietnam’s Southern Power Corporation (EVN SPC) put into operation 619 power works at a total investment of over 6.5 trillion VND in 2016. Among them, there were 326km of 110kV lines, 1,766km of medium-voltage lines and 2,924km of low-voltage lines. Notably, a project connecting southern Kien Giang province’s Lai Son island district with the national power grid was completed on November 26. Another 110kV power line connecting An Bien and Lai Son, costing 467 billion VND (20.3 million USD), has also provided electricity for nearly 2,000 island households. SPC Chairman and General Director Nguyen Van Hop said a number of projects will continue to be carried out, including power supply for 12 rural and island provinces, the World Bank-funded third stage of a project on providing incentives for power sector reform, the upgrade of power transmission lines in Phu Quy district, the central province of Binh Thuan, slated for completion next year. In 2017, the SPC plans to operate 570 power works with a total investment of nearly 8.3 trillion VND, including three 220kV grids, 134 110kV grids and 433 power distribution grids.-VNA... [read more]

The Southern Power Corporation under the Electricity of Vietnam on November 26 fired up an 110kV cross-sea transmission line to supply electricity to Lai Son Island of the southern province of Kien Giang. With a total length of 43.9km, including 19.4km on land and 24.5km at sea, the An Bien-Lai Son 110kV transmission line is the longest in Vietnam. The line, whose construction commenced in September 2015, is among projects providing power for island communes in Kien Hai, Kien Luong and Phu Quoc districts and Ha Tien town. As many as 2,000 households on the island are expected to benefit from the VND 368 billion (USD 16.3 million) project. The line will help promote socio-economic development, especially maritime economy, in Lai Son Island in particular and Kien Giang province in general. The Southern Power Corporation plans to build more transmission lines to connect other islands in Kien Giang to the national grid, contributing to developing the maritime economy and forming an island system in the country’s southwestern waters. Source: VNA... [read more]

Kien Giang (VNA) - The Southern Power Corporation ​under the Electricity of Vietnam on November 26 fired up an 110kV cross-sea transmission line to supply electricity to Lai Son island of the southern province of Kien Giang. With a total length of 43.9km, including 19.4 km on land and 24.5 km at sea, the An Bien-Lai Son 110 kV transmission line is the longest in Vietnam. The line, whose construction commenced in September 2015, is among projects providing power for island communes in Kien Hai, Kien Luong and Phu Quoc districts and Ha Tien town As many as 2,000 households in the island are expected to benefit from the 368 billion VND (16.3 million USD) project. The line will help promote socio-economic development, especially maritime economy, in Lai Son island in particular and Kien Giang province in general. The Southern Power Corporation plans to build more transmission lines to connect other islands in Kien Giang to the national grid, contributing to developing the maritime economy and forming an island system in the country's southwestern waters.-VNA... [read more]

Viet Nam News KIÊN GIANG- Lại Sơn Island Commune in the southwestern province of Kiên Giang was officially linked to the national grid on Saturday upon the completion of the cross-ocean 110kV line, the country's longest above-sea power project so far. The project was built by Electricity of Việt Nam's Southern Power Corporation and Kiên Giang Power Company, Vietnamplus.vn reported. More than 8,000 local residents from 2,000 households in the island commune will benefit from the power project which is expected to provide hundreds of millions of kWh/per year. With 14 months of construction, the power supply project for Lại Sơn Commune is part of a large-scale project to connect the province's islands communes of Kiên Hải, Kiên Lương, Phú Quốc and Hà Tiên Township with the national electric network. With total investment capital of VNĐ368 billion, the 43.9km-long 110 kV An Biên-Lại Sơn power line consists of a 19.4km line on-land and a 24.5km line across the ocean. The latter runs from Xẻo Nhàu fishing port in Tân Thạnh Commune in An Minh District to Lại Sơn Commune in Kiên Hải District, and has 50 electric poles. "During the construction period, the project encountered numerous difficulties due to unfavourable weather conditions, huge waves, and strong winds. Consequently, the project's progress was slower than anticipated," said Director of Kiên Giang Power Company, Trương Tấn Lực. "However, both investor and contractors spared no effort in executing the work whenever the weather conditions were fine, completing the project safely and efficiently and…... [read more]




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