Sumitomo plant delayed by contract hitch

Sumitomo plant delayed by contract hitch 1

Tokyo-headquartered Sumitomo Corporation, which four years ago announced plans to build a giant power plant in Vietnam, will still wait for more time to finalise the build-operate-transfer contract to push its project forward.
Alstom signed €90 million contract to upgrade Bang Bo gas-fired power plant

Alstom signed €90 million contract to upgrade Bang Bo gas-fired power plant

Eastern Power and Electric Co. Ltd (EPEC) has signed a 10-year operations and maintenance contract with Alstom for its Bang Bo power plant, located at Khlong Daan, Bang Bo Samut Prakan province, Thailand.
Quang Ninh electricity project meets milestone

Quang Ninh electricity project meets milestone

AES-VCM Mong Duong Power Company Limited last week began the installation of the Unit 2 Steam Drum at its Mong Duong 2 power plant in northern Quang Ninh province, suggesting the construction is nearly two-thirds complete.
Hai Duong power deal in flux

Hai Duong power deal in flux

Malaysia’s Jaks Resources Berhad terminated the joint venture agreements with Malaysian Island Circle Investment Holding and Chinese Meiya Power for the development of its mega $2.25 billion coal-fired power plant in northern Hai Duong province.
O Mon 1 Power plant kicks-off unit 2

O Mon 1 Power plant kicks-off unit 2 1

The construction of O Mon Power Plant’s unit 2 started on September 21 in Mekong Delta’s Can Tho city.
Power equipment supply to go local

Power equipment supply to go local

The government is throwing its weight behind local industry by selecting three thermal power plants to use locally-manufactured power equipment.
Alstom powers turbine plant

Alstom powers turbine plant

Alstom and Vietnam Electricity (EVN) recently announced a partnership to establish a state-of-the-art gas turbine reconditioning workshop in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province’s Phu My town.
Giants hook up to power on

Giants hook up to power on

Sojitz-Daelim, a joint contractor between Japan’s Sojitz Corporation and Korea’s Daelim, last week inked a $826 million contract to get the Thai Binh 2 thermoelectricity plant moving.
AAEM supplies equipment to Baltic nuclear power plant

AAEM supplies equipment to Baltic nuclear power plant

Russian-French joint venture Alstom-Atomenergomash (AAEM) has signed an agreement to supply turbine island equipment for units 1 and 2 of the Baltic nuclear power plant in Kaliningrad region, which are to be commissioned in 2016 and 2018 respectively.
Binh Dinh to build wind power plant next year

Binh Dinh to build wind power plant next year

A wind power plant is expected to be built in the central province of Binh Dinh in the first quarter of 2012.
Sembcorp to plugs into the nation’s great energy demand

Sembcorp to plugs into the nation’s great energy demand

Singapore’s Sembcorp Industries is mulling over a plan to build a coal-fired power plant in central Vietnam so that it could play a significant role in easing the country’s power shortfall.
Nhon Trach 2 steams ahead

Nhon Trach 2 steams ahead

Southern Dong Nai province’s Nhon Trach 2 combined cycle power plant has gone on line, two months ahead of schedule.
Deputy Minister: Vietnam continues pursuing nuclear power development

Deputy Minister: Vietnam continues pursuing nuclear power development

Vietnam carefully considers the challenges involved in pursuing its strategy of nuclear power development, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Le Dinh Tien told reporters.
Four new generators linked to power grid

Four new generators linked to power grid

Four new generators for the national power grid were brought into operation in the first four months of this year, adding a total 1,215 MW of electricity to the national power supply, according to the Electricity of Viet Nam Corporation (EVN).
Loan drought dries up project ambitions

Loan drought dries up project ambitions

A dearth of commercial loans has forced state-run Electricity of Vietnam to cut one-fifth of its planned investment for power generation and transmission projects this year.
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