Vung Ang to become nation’s largest thermal power center

Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang and delegates had a working with Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation (FHS), Vung Ang 1 thermal power plant at Vung Ang Economic Industrial Zone in the central province of Ha Tinh on January 24.

Construction of Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Plant. (Photo: SGGP)

Up to now, Vung Ang 1 thermal power plant has completed around 98, 7 percent of the construction. It is expected to put into operation in November, 2015, reported management board of Vung Ang – Quang Trach Petroleum Power Project.

At the meeting, Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang stressed that the Son Duong Formosa steel & seaport complex is considered as one of major economic site which received the best conditions for priority investment by Government, relevant ministries and departments.

Vung Ang is well-known as one of five key coastal economic zones in energy, steel and oil refining.

In the near future, Vung Ang will become the largest thermal power center in Vietnam. Thus, Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang asked General Department of Energy, Vietnam Electricity Group, Vietnam Power Transmission Company and relevant agencies should collaborate closely with management board of the project in order to ensure construction safe, operation and benefits between investors. 

By Duong Quang- Translated by Huyen Huong

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