The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Tri has decided to build a hydropower plant worth nearly 600 billion VND ($26.4 million) in Huong Hoa district.
Coal power pollution could increase CO2 emissions in Vietnam by 20 times and doom global efforts to curb warming.
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To deal with possible electrical shortages during the dry season, the Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) will make the most of all power sources, including coal, gas, diesel-fueled and hydropower stations, a representative of the corporation has said.
The country plans to have 800 megawatts of wind power by 2020, but pricing remains an issue.
Several key power transmission projects, worth a total VND1.1 trillion (US$48.4 million), have been constructed since 2015 to ensure power supply for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Vietnam this year.
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PSNews-A ceremony to officially inaugurate the Lai Chau Hydropower Station was organized by the Electricity of Vietnam on December 20 in Nam Nhun district, Lai Chau province.