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Construction on Quảng Tri 1 thermal power plant kicks off

Update: November, 25/2019 - 12:11

 

The ground-breaking ceremony of the $2.4 billion Quảng Trị 1 thermal power plant. —Photo baogiaothong.vn

QUẢNG TRỊ — A ground-breaking ceremony has been held to kiick off the construction of the 1,320-megawatt Quảng Trị 1 thermal power plant. 

The project, located in the central province of Quảng Trị, is undertaken by Thailand’s EGAT International Company Limited under a build-operate-transfer contract.

The coal-fired plant using supercritical technology will have two turbines, with a capacity of 660 megawatts each.

It is expected to generate 7,200 billion kWh of electricity and pre-tax revenue of VNĐ12.5 trillion (over $538 million) per year.

With a total investment of VNĐ55.1 trillion ($2.4 billion), the Quảng Trị 1 power plant is the largest project ever invested in Quảng Trị Province.

On the occasion, the Quảng Trị  Economic Zone Management inaugurated a 23.5-kilometre road connecting the Quảng Trị Southeastern Industrial Park with Cửa Việt Port, which was built at a cost of VNĐ700 billion. — VNS

 

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