Billion-USD power plant to be built in Nghe An

11:09 | 15/07/2015 Industry

Construction on a USD-1.8-billion thermal power plant in central Nghe An province is expected to commence before October 10th, reported the Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times) newspaper.

Billion-USD power plant to be built in Nghe An

The plant (circled) in Dong Hoi Industrial Park. Photo:

The building schedule was recently agreed on by the project’s investor – Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Group (VINACOMIN) – and the Nghe An People’s Committee.

The Quynh Lap 1 factory, located in the Dong Hoi Industrial Park, will consist of two turbines with a combined capacity of 1,200 megawatts.

VINACOMIN will design a detailed construction plan at a 1:500 scale by mid-August to submit to the People’s Committee for approval.

The power plant is set to become operational in 2020./.

Source: VNA