There will be no power shortage for northern Vietnam from now until the end of the year, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai has said.
There will be adequate supply for both business and household needs as the ministry has ordered national utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN) to closely monitor the system to meet demands, he told reporters Tuesday.
Hua Na Hydropower Plant in Nghe An Province.
Water levels at hydropower plants in the northern localities of Son Lai, Lai Chau, Tuyen Quang and Ban Chat on Tuesday were 12-27 meters higher than the minimum level required for power production. The levels are expected to increase in the upcoming days.
With the northern region recording temperatures as high as 40 degrees Celsius of late, daily consumption is estimated at 440 million kilowatt-hours a day in early July.
However, Hai said that in the long run new projects were needed to increase supply and transmission capability.
In May and June, Hanoi and other northern localities suffered frequent load shedding due to low rainfall, which reduces capacity at hydropower plants.
Bac Giang guarantees daytime power supply for enterprises
(BGO)- Thanks to
flexible leadership and measures for proper electricity supply and use, almost
enterprises in the industrial parks in Bac Giang province has stabilized
production and reduced damage caused by power shortage. Many enterprises are
prioritized for 24/24 hour power supply.
Bac Giang removes obstacles for development of rooftop solar power
(BGO) - Although development
solar power helps create an
efficient electricity source from natural energy, it has faced several difficulties. Bac Giang province has proposed a number of solutions to
encourage and increase the "green" power that suit to the provincial socio-economic growth.
PM urges solutions to ensure power supply
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh stressed the need to take short-term solutions to ensure enough electricity for production, business and daily use at a meeting between permanent Cabinet members and ministries and agencies in Hanoi on May 18.
Bac Giang ensures power supply in summer
(BGO) – The weather in
2023 is forecast with abnormal changes. Local heat will occur and extend, affecting electricity supply activities. Defining
responsibility to ensure power supply, Bac Giang Power Company (BGPC) established working delegation to work
with some businesses with big electronic consumption at the industrial parks in
Bac Giang province.