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Electricity of France will develop Son My-1 Thermal Power Plant

Electricity of France will develop Son My-1 Thermal Power Plant - 

During the official visit of the General Secretary of Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong to France, on March 27, 2018 in Élysée Palace, under the witness of General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and French President Emmanuel Macron, Minister of Industry and Trade of Vietnam Tran Tuan Anh handed the investment approval paper of Son My-1 Thermal Power Plant (TPP) for Electricity of France (EDF).  

Son My-1 TPP is one of the Son My TPP projects including Son My-1-2-3 with a total capacity of 4000MW in Son My Petroleum Industry Service Complex, Son My commune, Ham Tan district, Binh Thuan province.

Son My-1 is a LNG fired Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) project including 3 units with a total capacity of 2,000MW. The project has been approved in the Power Development Planning-VII (adjusted) with the expectation of putting into operation in 2027.

Today EDF is one of the largest power producers in the world, it owns and operates a diverse range of power plants (nuclear, coal, gas, renewable energy) with a total capacity of 120 GW, among which the capacity of gas/LNG power plants is about 8.6% of the total installed capacity of the power system.

EDF is currently a partner in Son My-1 TPP project investor group including EDF, Sojitz and Pacific Company.

VietnamEnergy.vn

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