USD 1.3 bln to build Duyên Hải 3 thermal plant

An engineering, procurement and construction contract, worth of 1.3 billion USD, for the Duyên Hải 3 Thermal Power Plant was signed in Hanoi on August 5 between the Electricity of Vietnam and a Chinese partner CHENGDA-DEC-SWEPDI – ZEPC.

The contract also covered insurance for the installation process of the plant, which had a total designed capacity of 1,245MW with an annual output of 7.5-8 billion kWh.

The plant will be located on 62.28 hectares in Dan Thanh commune, Duyen Hai district, in the Mekong delta province of Tra Vinh.

Once finished in the third quarter in 2015, the plant will help to meet the substantial power demand of the southern region.

Source: Vietnamplus

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