September 13, 2016
NHO QUE 2 HYDROPOWER PLANT OFFICIALLY BEGINS COMMERCIAL OPERATION
NHO QUE 2 HYDROPOWER PLANT OFFICIALLY BEGINS COMMERCIAL OPERATION

To satisfy the operational requirements of the power plant Nho Que Electrical Development and Invesment JSC (under Bitexco Power Corporation) and related entities organized the installation, adjustment and acceptance of work items, equipments in accordance with current regulations. After the trial period of 72 hours, the plant completed the test, satisfying the design requirements and technical standards and was ready to integrate into national grid.

Nho Que 2 hydropower project with the investor of Nho Que Electrical Development and Invesment JSC, is located on Nho Que River (Gam river system), belonging to Cascade Hydropower Planning of Nho Que River branch approved by the Ministry of Industry and Trade in the Decision No. 2694/QD-BCN dated 02 October 2006. The project started in June 2014 with total investment of approximately 1500 billion VND, was built in Lung Pu, Gan Chu Phin, Giang Chu Phin, Xin Cai and Son Vi communes, Meo Vac district, Ha Giang province - in the remote area with particularly difficult natural and socio –economic conditions.

After more than four years of construction, now the construction of the plant completed with total output of 48 MW, Nho Que 2 hydropower plant will officially put into stable operation, integrate into the National Grid, provide the power output annually and ensure the security of national power. Nho Que 2 hydropower plant will also contribute a significant budget increase for Ha Giang Province, create jobs for local people, and provide convenient technical- economic - social infrastructure, transportation to meet the needs of living and economic development for the people in the highland, as well as strengthen the security and defense of the border.

Following the success of Nho Que 3 Hydropower Plant on Nho Que River, BITEXCO continues to complete Nho Que 2 hydropower plant and next Nho Que 1 hydropower plant in the mountain of northeast area, bringing the total number of factories has generator operated by Bitexco up to 15 plants. This is a symbolic success, an important milestone to confirm the maturity, reputation as well as the position of Bitexco in the hydropower investment in Vietnam.

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