EVN proposed Dong Nai province to support extending Tri An Hydropower plant

Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has just proposed to Dong Nai province, supporting the procedures related to the investment policy to extend Tri An Hydropower plant for addition of 200 MW that expects to be in commercial operation by 2025.

Tri An Hydropower Plant Project

As the Tri An extension project is already approved by Prime Minister in the National Power Development Planning (PDP) VII (adjusted) and has a total investment level of less than 5 trillion VND the approval of investment policy will be decided by the local authority.

Tri An existing hydropower plant including four units with a total capacity of 400 MW (4×100 MW) and annual average output of 1.76 billion kWh, it’s first and last units were officially operated respectively in April of 1988 and September of 1989.

Tri An Hydropower Company as a subsidiary of EVN has the functions the electricity generation, management, operation, repair and maintenance, overhaul, renovation and upgrading of electricity production, auxiliary equipment and hydraulic and architectural projects.

From the establishment date of the plant (December 2, 1987 up to now, the leaders, officials, engineers and workers of Tri An Hydroelectricity Company have continuously improved the professional level and researched to own the new technology, equipment… so the company has been given flags, medals and many noble certificates by the EVN, Government, State and ministries.

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung also noted, Vietnam is determined not to support developing the energy projects affecting the environment. Along with that, the two countries should soon build a mechanism to ensure strict control of construction investment, quality and safety of lakes, irrigation dams, hydropower projects in the border areas, on the flows to the downstream in Vietnam.

The Minister of Energy and Mining of Laos confirmed that, at present, the two sides have agreed on the contents of joint cooperation and of some large projects for reporting and asking direction from the leaders of the high level in both countries to sign as soon as possible for specific implementation.

The Minister of Energy and Mining of Laos also promised to create favorable conditions for the businesses, especially businesses in the energy and mining sectors of the two countries to more closely and effectively cooperate in the coming time.