Southern Region Seen Facing Power Shortfall in 2013-15

HCMC – The country’s southern provinces do not need to worry about power blackouts from now to the year-end, but severe electricity shortages may hit this region in 2013-2015. Nguyen Thanh Duy, general director of the Southern Power Corporation (EVN SPC), told the media yesterday that the southern power plants could not be switched on … Continue reading

Nation to have 1,850MW from Coal-fired Power Plant

By Van Nam The Saigon Times Daily HCMC – The Prime Minister has approved the development plan of the coal industry in the 2011-2015 period, with many coal-fired thermal power projects to be built with a total capacity of 1,850MW. According to the plan, the coal industry will provide the national power gird with around … Continue reading