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Power production up by 9.2 percent in Q1

Power production up by 9.2 percent in Q1 - 

Power production reached 11.5 billion kWh this March and 30.49 billion kWh in the first quarter of this year, a 9.2 percent increase from a year ago. The Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) alone produced 11.55 billion kWh in these months accounting for 37.9 percent of total power production and increasing by 5.6 percent from a year ago.

Commercial power amounted to 9.68 billion kWh this March, a 9.7 percent increase from a year ago, and 28.03 billion kWh in the first three months of this year, a 9 percent increase.

The Ministry of Industry and Trade said that to meet the need for socioeconomic development and household power consumption at the end of the dry season, the Ministry of Industry and Trade asked the EVN to get together with the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group and the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group to have plans to operate and maintain power plants, while closely monitor the pace of power source and network projects and resolve problems to ensure sufficient power supply in the high season.

Source: VEN

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