08:31 | 10/04/2016 Industry
The Trung Nam Hydroelectric Corp on April 2 inaugurated the Krong No 3 hydropower plant in Da Tong commune, Dam Rong district, Lam Dong province.
Krong No 3 hydropower plant inaugurated in Lam Dong (Photo: VNA)
Located on a branch of the Dak Rrong No River, the plant has a total investment of VND 685 billion (US$ 30.7 million) with a capacity of 18 MW.
It is designed to provide 63.51 million kWh of energy a year, contributing to ensuring the power supply to Lam Dong and Dak Lak province.
The new facility is part of the Krong No hydropower project and includes two hydropower plants: Krong No 2 and Krong No 3. The Krong No 2 plant is scheduled to be put into operation this year.
The Krong No hydropower project has a combined capacity of 48 MW, with a total investment of VND1,850 billion (US$ 83 million). When fully operational, it is expected to provide 176 million kWh of energy a year.
Also in Da Tong commune, the Trung Nam Krong No Corp held a ground-breaking ceremony for the Dak Kgui hydropower the same day.
With a total investment of VND 119 billion (US$ 5.3 million), the plant will supply a total of 14.28 million kWh once completed after 15 months of construction./.