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Small hydro plant plans scrapped

Update: June, 13/2013 - 11:10

LAM DONG (VNS)— About 42 small hydro-electric projects planned for the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong have been scrapped because of their environmental impacts.

The provincial People's Committee is also checking the feasibility of six other small projects and two big hydro projects in the area, Dong Nai 6 and Dong Nai 6A.

Meanwhile, the province plans to go ahead with 79 other small hydro projects with a total of 600MW capacity on the Da Dang, Da Nhim, Krong No, Da Huoai, La Nga, Dong Nai, Luy and Quao rivers. Nearly 40 have been funded.— VNS

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