09:13 | 19/06/2015 Industry
Electricity of Viet Nam and Doosan Viet Nam Heavy Industries have completed installing a heavy girder of the first boiler unit of the Vinh Tan 4 Thermal Power Plant.
It is a key section of the power plant in the coastal south-central Binh Thuan Province, for speeding up construction to make the first unit operational in 2017, and the second unit in 2018.
The thermal power plant, which is one of the key projects of the government with EVN as an investor, has two units with a total capacity of 1,200 megawatt (MW), annually producing more than seven billion kilowatts per hour (KWh).
According to the plan, the plant will be connected to the national electricity network in 2018.
The Vinh Tan 4 plant located in Tuy Phong district, 300km east of HCM City, has a total investment capital of US$1.4 billion from a consortium of with the Japanese Mitsubishi Corporation, Power Electricity Construction Company No 2 (PECC2) and Pacific Corporation.
This is the first large-scale coal-fired power plant in Viet Nam that will use supercritical steam parameters./.