Ninh Thuận to have first LNG-fueled power plant in 2024

December, 28/2020 - 18:29
The south-central province of Ninh Thuận plans to start construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled power complex, the first of its kind in the province, in Phước Diêm commune, Thuận Nam District, in the third quarter of 2021.

 

Site clearance has been completed for the construction of the Cà Ná LNG power centre in Ninh Thuận. — Photo thanhnien.vn

NINH THUẬN – The south-central province of Ninh Thuận plans to start construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled power complex, the first of its kind in the province, in Phước Diêm commune, Thuận Nam District, in the third quarter of 2021.

The 6,000 MW Cà Ná LNG power centre project will comprise an LNG-fueled power plant using combined cycle gas turbine technology, an LNG import terminal with an annual capacity of 4.8 million tonnes, a warehouse with four 180,000-cu.m LNG storage tanks, and a storage regasification unit with a capacity of 1.2 million tonnes each.

The first phase of the project will cover 75 hectares and have a capacity of 1,500 MW. With an estimated cost of about VNĐ49 trillion (US$2.12 billion), the project aims to supply electricity to southern cities and provinces.

The province has approved the project’s detailed planning and its first phase’s portfolio. Site clearance has also been completed. It is taking steps to select investors to start the project.

The project is expected to be operational in the third quarter of 2024. — VNS

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