Dozens of hydropower projects in Nghe An stopped granting licenses ​

Head of the power management division of the department of industry & trade in the central province of Nghe An Mr. Bui Xuan Hung said up to date, Ministry of Trade & Industry and the provincial People’s Committee have stopped granting licenses to 13 hydropower projects.

 

Dozens of hydropower projects in Nghe An stopped granting licenses  ​

They are the projects of Yen Thang, Ban Khuoi, Nam Can 1, Khe Lim, Khe Cam, Khe Na, Luu Kien, Pha Lai, Suoi Cung 1, Nam Tip, Huoi Pc, Ban Pung, Song Quang 3.

Of Xop Cop project is also being re-checked to move out of the planning by the provincial department of planning & investment.

After the flooding season, Nghe An province has set up an inter-sectoral inspection team to check all existing hydropower plants in the province.

The team asked the provincial People’s Committee to move out of planning or revoke investment license to infeasible projects and with low-efficiency, slow implementation affecting to ecosystem environment, the life of locals…

DUY CUONG –Translated by Thanh Van

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