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Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu to build $4.39bn thermal power plant

Update: June, 13/2017 - 19:30
Phú Mỹ thermal power plant in Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu province. — Photo netlaw.vn
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HÀ NỘI — The General Electric Corporation 3 under Việt Nam Electric Group plans to invest in building Long Sơn thermal power plant with a total capital of US$4.39 billion in southern Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu Province.

The plant is designed to reduce the power shortage and improve the power supply in the southern region in the period between 2020 and 2030, and the following years.

The plant is planned to be built in Long Sơn Commune, Vũng Tàu City with an area of 132ha and a capacity of 3,600MW.

A port of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) with a capacity of 3.5 million tonnes per year and three turbine manufacturers with a capacity of 2x600MW will be built in the period from 2019 to 2025.

Long Sơn thermal power plant is expected to provide 21 billion kWh of electricity per year to the national power grid and contribute about VNĐ4.1 trillion (US$181 million) per year to the national budget when operational. — VNS

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