Vietnam National Power Development Plan til 2020

Vietnam Prime Minister on Mar 18th, 2016 has issued decision 428 QD-TTG which approved the national power development plan til 2020 with visions extended til 2030.  This is expected to boost the competitive environment in a way to attract investment in thermal, water, wind and other sustainable power from various sources in Vietnam.

We hereby introduces the decision for your reference.

DECISION

THE APPROVAL OF REVISIONS TO THE NATIONAL POWER DEVELOPMENT PLAN FROM 2011 TO 2020 WITH VISIONS EXTENDED TO 2030

PRIME MINISTER

Pursuant to the Law on Government Organization dated 19 June 2015;

Pursuant to the Law on Electricity dated 03 December 2004 and Law on amendments and supplements to the Electricity Law dated 20 November 2012;

Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 137/2013/ND-CP dated 21 October 2013 on the enforcement of certain articles of the Electricity Law and the Law on amendments and supplements to the Electricity Law;

In consideration of the Letter No. 13649/TTr-BCT dated 31 December 2015 and the Official dispatch no 1703/BCT-TCNL dated 29 February 2016 by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and standpoints from Ministries and sectors on the Scheme for revisions to the National power development plan from 2011 to 2020 with visions extended to 2030,

DECIDES:

Article 1. The scheme for revisions to the National power development plan from 2011 to 2020 with visions extended to 2030 (referred to as the revised Power Plan VII) on the following terms is approbated.

1. Outlook on development:

a) Develop the power sector in front to dispense adequate electricity and satiate clamors for economic – social development and citizens’ daily electrical consumption.

b) Utilize domestic primary energy supplies effectively while importing electricity and fuels proportionately to diversify primary energy sources for electricity generation. Prioritize the development of electric power from renewable energy, achieve breakthrough in national energy assurance, contribute to the conservation of energy resources and curtail adverse impacts on the environment from electricity production. c) Develop electrical sources and grids synchronously from the basis of resources and clamors for economic and social growth; make investments in balance between electrical source growth and electricity demand by area for rational and efficient exploitation of each area’s primary energy resources.

d) Develop 220kv and 550kv transmission lines of the national power system to maintain the transmission of electric power from power centers to load centers in safe, reliable and economical manners; hone in small-scale sources of renewable-energy based power connected to transmission lines to redound to the reduction of power loss.

dd) Augment the quality of electricity gradually to achieve higher excellence in provision of electrical services.0} Implement market-based pricing policy to attract investments into the power sector; encourage the economical and efficient consumption of electricity.

e) Develop the competitive electricity market according to plan in order to diversify approaches for business and investment in electricity.   The government shall solely retain its monopoly in transmission lines to secure the national power system.

2. Objectives

a) General objectives:

Mobilize all domestic and global resources for electricity development to maintain the supply of ample electric power of higher quality at reasonable price for the nation’s growth in economy and society; utilize varied resources of primary energy for effective production of electricity; fortify the development and use of renewable energies for electricity generation to gradually enhance the volume of electricity generated by renewable energies to alleviate dependence on coal imports for electricity production, contribute to power security, mitigate climate changes, protect the environment and develop economic and society in sustainable manners; establish and develop smart electrical systems compatible with high-proportion resources of renewable energy.

b) Specific objectives:

Supply adequate electricity on nation-wide scale for the national goals of economic – social development, which aim at an average GDP growth rate of 7.0% per year from 2016 to 2030:

+ Commercial electricity: about 235 – 245 billion kWh by 2020; about 352 – 379 billion kWh by 2025; about 506 – 559 billion kWh by 2030.

+ Electricity generated and imported: about 265 – 278 billion kWh by 2020; about 400 – 431 billion kWh by 2025 and 572 – 632 billion kWh by 2030.

Prioritize the development of renewable energy resources for electricity production; increase the proportion of electric power generated by renewable energies (excluding large-scale, medium-scale and pumped-storage hydropower) at about 7% by 2020 and over 10% by 2030.

– Construct flexible electrical grids highly automated from transmission to distribution; develop electrical substations unmanned or minimally manned to improve the labor productivity of the power sector.

Accelerate electrification programs for rural and mountainous areas to assure the supply of electricity to the majority of rural households by 2020.

3. National power development plan:

a) Power source development plan:

Course of growth:

+ Balance the growth of source output in northern, central and southern regions, maintain reliability of power supply of each region’s power system to lessen transmission loss, share reserve source output and exploit hydropower plants effectively in wet and dry seasons.

+ Develop power centers rationally in combination with the growth of small-scale and medium-scale power sources on nation-wide scale to maintain reliability of local power supply, reduce loss in the national power system, assure projects’ economical quality, and contribute to the economic – social growth of each area and the nation.

+ Develop new power sources on par with in-depth investment and technology innovation in power plants in operation; fulfill environmental standards; utilize modern technology in new power plants.

+ Diversify forms of investment into power sources to augment competitiveness and economic effects.

Power source development plan:

+ Expedite the growth of renewable energy based power sources (hydropower, wind power, solar power, biomass, etc.) to escalate gradually the proportion of electric power generated by renewable energies in the structure of power sources:

. Prioritize the development of hydropower sources, particularly projects for combined benefits (flood prevention, water supply, electricity production); conduct studies to operate pumped-storage hydropower plants commensurate with the growth of the national power system in order to advance the performance of power systems. Total capacity of hydropower sources (including small-scale, medium-scale and pumped-storage hydropower) shall be raised from nearly 17,000 MW at present to about 21,600 MW by 2020, to about 24,600 MW by 2025 (1,200 MW for pumped-storage hydropower) and about 27,800 MW by 2030 (2,400 MW for pumped-storage hydropower). The ratio of hydropower shall be about 29.5% by 2020, about 20.5% by 2025 and about 15.5% by 2030.

. Total capacity of wind power shall soar from 140 MW at present to about 800 MW by 2020, about 2,000 MW by 2025 and about 6,000 MW by 2030. The ratio of wind-based electricity shall be about 0.8% by 2020, about 1% by 2025 and about 2.1% by 2030.

. Develop biomass-based power sources through cogeneration at sugar mills and food processing factories; use biomass and coal simultaneously in coal-fired power plants; produce electricity with solid waste, etc. The ratio of biomass-based power shall reach about 1% by 2020, about 1.2% by 2025 and about 2.1% by 2030.

. Spur the development of solar power sources, including ground-mounted and rooftop solar power sources, for total output of solar power to surge from inconsiderable amount at present to about 850 MW by 2020, about 4,000 MW by 2025 and about 12,000 MW by 2030. The ratio of solar power shall be about 0.5% by 2020, about 1.6% by 2025 and about 3.3% by 2030.

+ Develop thermal power stations proportionately in accordance with the availability and allocation of fuels:

. Thermal power based on natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG): total capacity by 2020 shall reach 9,000 MW for generation of about 44 billion kWH of electricity that makes up 16.6% of the power produced; total capacity by 2025 shall reach 15,000 MW for generation of about 76 billion kWh of electricity that makes up 19% of the power produced; total capacity by 2030 shall reach 19,000 MW for generation of 96 billion kWh of electricity that makes up 16.8% of the power produced.

Southeastern region: stabilize the supply of gas to power plants in Phu My, Ba Ria and Nhon Trach.

Southwestern region: convey gas from Lot B ashore by 2020 to power plants in power centers in Kien Giang and O Mon, with total capacity of about 4,500 MW.

Central region: power plants with total capacity of about 3,000 – 4,000 MW shall be developed according to plan by 2020, which consume 3.0 to 4.0 billion m3 of gas per year.

Develop warehouses and ports for LNG imports in Son My (Binh Thuan) to supply gas to power centers in Phu My and Nhon Trach upon the decline in natural gas in eastern areas; conduct research on additional supply of gas to power centers in Ca Mau and O Mon through pipelines linked with gas systems in eastern areas and southwestern region.

. Coal-based thermal power: maximize the consumption of domestic coal for development of thermal power stations, prioritize the use of domestic coal for thermal power stations in northern region. Total capacity by 2020 shall be 26,000 MW for generation of about 131 billion kWh of electricity that makes up about 49.3% of the power produced and consumes about 63 million tons of coal. Total capacity by 2025 shall be about 47,600 MW for generation of about 220 billion kWh of electricity that makes up about 55% of the power produced and consumes about 95 million tons of coal. Total capacity by 2030 shall be about 55,300 MW for generation of 304 billion kWh of electricity that makes up 53.2% of the power produced and consumes about 129 million tons of coal. Due to limitations in domestic coal production, some thermal power stations in power centers in Duyen Hai, Long Phu, Song Hau, Long An … shall be developed to consume coal imports.

+ Develop nuclear power plants to stabilize the supply of electricity in the future when domestic primary energies are exhausted: the first nuclear power generator set to be operated in 2028, the output of nuclear-based electric power to reach 4,600 MW by 2030 to produce about 32.5 billion kWh of electricity, making up 5.7% of the power produced.

+ Import and export of electricity: conduct effective electricity exchange among regional countries, maintain reciprocal interests, intensify exchange for electrical system security, boost imports in areas with hydropower potential, firstly in South East Asian nations (ASEAN) and Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS)

Electricity source structure:

+ By 2020:

. Total capacity of power plants shall reach about 60,000 MW: large-scale, medium-scale and pumped-storage hydropower makes up about 30.1%, coal-based thermal power makes up 42.7%, gas-based thermal power (including LNG) makes up 14.9%, renewable energy based power (including small-scale hydropower, wind power, solar power, biomass-based power) makes up 9.9%, and 2.4% is imported.

. Total product of electricity generated and imported is 265 billion kWh: large-scale, medium-scale and pumped-storage hydropower makes up about 25.2%, coal-based power makes up 49.3%, gas-based thermal power (including LNG) makes up 16.6%, renewable energy based power (including small-scale hydropower, wind power, solar power, biomass-based power) makes up 6.5%, and 2.4% is imported.

+ By 2025:

. Total capacity of power plants shall reach about 96,500 MW: large-scale, medium-scale and pumped-storage hydropower makes up about 21.1%, coal-based thermal power makes up 49.3%, gas-based thermal power (including LNG) makes up 15.6%, renewable energy based power (including small-scale hydropower, wind power, solar power, biomass-based power) makes up 12.5%, and 1.5% is imported.

. Total product of electricity generated and imported is 400 billion kWh: large-scale, medium-scale and pumped-storage hydropower makes up about 17.4%, coal-based power makes up 55%, gas-based thermal power (including LNG) makes up 19.1%, renewable energy based power (including small-scale hydropower, wind power, solar power, biomass-based power) makes up 6.9%, and 1.6% of electricity is imported.

+ By 2030:

. Total capacity of power plants shall reach about 129,500 MW: large-scale, medium-scale and pumped-storage hydropower makes up about 16.9%, coal-based thermal power makes up 42.6%, gas-based thermal power (including LNG) makes up 14.7%, renewable energy based power (including small-scale hydropower, wind power, solar power, biomass-based power) makes up 21%, nuclear power makes up 3.6% and 1.2% of electricity is imported.

. Total product of electricity generated and imported is 572 billion kWh: large-scale, medium-scale and pumped-storage hydropower makes up about 12.4%, coal-based power makes up 53.2%, gas-based thermal power (including LNG) makes up 16.8%, renewable energy based power (including small-scale hydropower, wind power, solar power, biomass-based power) makes up 10.7%, nuclear power makes up 5.7% and 1.2% is imported.

The list and operational schedule of power source projects are available in Appendix I of this Decision.

b) Electrical grid development plan:

Course of growth:

+ Construct and upgrade electrical grids to apply gradually technical criteria of transmission lines to achieve N-1 reliability criterion for main equipment by 2020 and maintain compliance with regulated standards of quality.

+ Settle issues of overload, network congestion and poor voltage quality on transmission lines; and maintain supply of power with elevated reliability to load centers.

+ 500kV transmission lines shall be constructed to transmit electricity from major power centers to load centers, connect regional power systems and exchange electricity with regional countries.

+ 220kV transmission lines shall be constructed in double loop circuit structure, and electric substations with high load density must be logically designed and planned for flexible operations. Conduct research on the construction of GIS substations, 220/22kV substations, underground substations, unmanned substations in load centers. Implement smart grid technology in power transmission.

Table 1 demonstrates the capacity of transmission lines by construction phase:

Table 1. The capacity of transmission lines to be constructed by 2030

Item

Unit

2016 – 2020

2021 – 2025

2026 – 2030

500kV station

MVA

26,700

26,400

23,550

220kV station

MVA

34,966

33,888

32,750

500kV lines

km

2,746

3,592

3,714

220kV lines

km

7,488

4,076

3,435

The following essential power grid projects must be on schedule from 2016 to 2020 to supply power in need in southern provinces:

+ 500kV works: Upgrade of 500kV capacitor banks on all 500kV lines throughout the country; construction of 500kV lines in Vinh Tan – Re Song May – Tan Uyen, Duyen Hai – My Tho – Duc Hoa, Long Phu – O Mon, Song Hau – Duc Hoa; construction of 500kV substation named Pleiku 2 (operated in 2016).

+ 220kV lines in Ha Tinh – Da Nang (operated in 2017), Binh Long – Tay Ninh (2016 – 2017), Vinh Tan – Thap Cham – Nha Trang and Vinh Tan – Phan Thiet – Ham Tan – Tan Thanh.

The list and progress of transmission line renovation and investment projects are available in Appendix II of this Decision.

c) Connection of power grids to regional countries:

Continue research on collaboration and connection power grids among nations in ASEAN and GMS.

Connect power grids with Laos via 220kV lines to import hydroelectricity from southern and central Laos.

Maintain connection with Cambodian power grids via existing 220kV lines; conduct research on the viability of enhanced power grid connection between Vietnam and Cambodia through mutual and multilateral cooperation programs.

Maintain connection and trade of electricity between Vietnam and China via existing 220kV and 110kV infrastructure; conduct research on solutions for asynchronous connection of power systems through direct – alternating current conversion stations. Continue studies on the viability of electricity exchange with China through connected 500kV power grids.

d) Supply of electricity to rural and mountainous areas and islands:

Carry on power supply programs for rural and mountainous areas and islands according to Prime Minister’s decisions; provide electric power from national power grids and new energy resources to rural and mountainous areas and islands; accomplish the objective of supplying power to most rural households by 2020.

dd) Total investment demand:

Total investment in the development of power sources and grids (excluding BOT investments) from 2016 to 2030 is about 3,206,652 billion dongs (equivalent to 148 billion US dollars), in the following phases:

From 2016 to 2020: about 856,660 billion dongs (equivalent to nearly 40 billion US dollars, averagely 7.9 billion US dollars per year) 75% of investments are poured into power sources and 25% into power grids.

From 2021 to 2030: about 2,347,989 billion dongs (equivalent to nearly 108 billion US dollars, averagely over 10.8 billion US dollars per year) 74% of investments are poured into power sources and 26% into power grids.

4. Solutions for execution of plans

a) Solutions for national power assurance:

Vietnam Electricity Corporation (EVN), Vietnam National Oil and Group (PVN) and Vietnam National Coal – Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) are held mainly responsible for developing power sources. National Power Transmission Corporation is held responsible for developing transmission lines.

Diversify fuels and primary energies for electricity production.

Adopt solutions to increase the ratio of power sources exploiting renewable energies by establishing policies and legislative documents with suitable encouragement policies to spur the growth of power sources based on renewable energies, including supportive pricing policies for projects exploiting wind power, solar power, biomass, geothermal energy, etc.

Implement plans for solid development of nuclear power in conformity to the laws and maintain safety and efficiency of top objectives. Cooperate with other nations and international organizations to urge the use of nuclear energy; gradually master technology and develop nuclear power for peaceful purpose.

Implement preferential finance policies and expand international cooperation to intensify the search, survey and increase of reserves and competency for exploitation of coal, gas and renewable energies, maintain and secure the supply of fuels and energy for electricity production.

Seek additional resources of gases that will decrease and become exhausted. Speed up negotiations with other countries to enter contracts for stable and long-term import of coal for thermal power stations.

Focus on the construction of coal entrepots in each region to optimize coal import expenses; quicken the search and negotiation for stable and long-term import of coal and LNG for power stations.

b) Solutions for financing power development:

Expedite the equitization of corporations and power generation companies under EVN, PVN and Vinacomin.

Gradually augment power companies’ ability to mobilize internal finances by enhancing their efficiency and performance and maintaining accumulations and self-financed capital for development investment as per requests by local and international financial organizations to make their self-financed capital as the main source of finances for power-related facilities.

Develop power groups and corporations with high financial credibility to lower costs of capital mobilization and self-finance power projects without the Government’s guarantee.

Mobilize more capital by issuing bonds domestically and abroad to gain investments in power works and adopt methods to convert domestic savings to investments in infrastructure. The government, at the initial stage, shall underwrite bond issues for major and urgent power projects.

Establish local and overseas joint ventures to attract foreign investors and other nations to engage in power projects, development of coal entrepots and infrastructure for LNG projects.

Equitize power companies, in which the government’s full holding is not essential.

Intrigue foreign direct investment (FDI) into power projects. Prioritize FDI projects that use local currency or barter and do not request the government’s guarantee.

Appeal to foreign investments in power-related facilities from preferential and non-preferential official development assistance, foreign commercial loans, etc.

c) Electricity pricing solutions:

Implement market-based pricing policy under the government’s regulation, harmonize the government’s political – economic – social goals with power companies’ aims in business and financial autonomy. Electricity pricing must energize electricity development, create an investment magnet and encourage competition in production, transmission, distribution, retail and consumption of electric power.

Electricity pricing must recover expenses and generate reasonable profit (for investments in reproduction and expansion) to assure power companies’ financial autonomy.

Continue renovating and completing current electricity tariff towards:

+ Adjustment of electricity price commensurate with the fluctuation of fuel price, exchange rate, electricity production and market prices.

+ Gradual cutback of cross subsidy in customer groups, regions; conduct studies on seasonal and area-based pricing.

+ Division of electricity price in two components: output price and electrical energy price, which shall first apply to major customers.

Electricity pricing must consider traits of regions and residents at borders, islands, rural and mountainous areas … and regulated subsidy and tax preference necessary for shrinkage of power consumption gaps, promotion of economic – social growth and urbanization among areas and resident groups, between highland and lowland, between rural and urban areas.

Electricity price is gradually revised to establish the long run marginal cost of power systems, in order to assure the sustainable growth of the power sector and meet demands for investments in power systems.

Electricity pricing must aim at conserving energy, avoiding the dilapidation of non-renewable energy, encourage the rational consumption of energies and use of domestic energy resources, and lessen reliance on energy import.

d) Solutions for management innovation and electricity-related performance improvement:

Conduct research and implement management models commensurate with the power sector to elevate labor productivity, quicken investments in power projects and enhance reliability in power system operation.

Restructure the power sector to gradually develop a sound competitive electricity market from the basis of maintaining and securing power supply, lessening costs, improving effectiveness in power production and trade; give out price signals in explicit and transparent manners to attract investments and sustainably develop the power sector.

dd) Environmental protection solutions:

Abide by legal regulations on projects’ environmental impact assessment and appraise strategic ambiance as defined in plans.

Strengthen governmental authorities’ management of environmental affairs and electricity-related companies.

Use ash and cinders from coal-based thermal power stations for production of building materials and other industries to shrink refuse grounds in thermal power projects according to regulations.

Monitor, observe, measure and manage environmental criteria in thorough manner; inspect power companies’ compliance with environmental protection regulations.

Implement power saving programs effectively, augment performance in production, transmission, distribution and consumption of electricity.

Associate the development of the power sector with the protection of the environment:

+ The government adopts supportive policies regarding investment and taxation for the development of low-impact energies and environmental improvement through new and renewable energies; for use of refuse from agriculture, forestry and urban areas to produce electricity, etc.

+ Manage the environmental aspect of the electricity generation technology in strict manner. Technologies selected must be advanced, highly productive and least influential in the environment.

Establish financial regulations on the power sector for accurate and full inclusion of environmental expenses in investments and cost price.

Encourage companies producing and consuming various forms of energy to enhance their cooperation with nations for clean development mechanism (CDM) by development of new and renewable energies; elevate efficiency in energy consumption and development of energy conservation projects.

e) Solutions and policies for science – technology development:

Consummate, modernize and innovate electrical technologies and equipment to develop the power sector in the near and far future.

Define the felicitous model and course of technology in power source and power grid, maintain stable growth apposite to investment capacity and Vietnam’s potential in natural resources at reasonable cost price and for the environment.

Newly constructed electricity facilities must possess modern technology pertinent to Vietnam’s economic conditions; upgrade and renovate existing facilities gradually to adhere to technical, economic and environmental standards.

Combine new advanced technologies with existing ones, which have been consummated and improved, to augment productivity and save energy.

Encourage the application of new technologies in thermal power stations: injection combustion chamber, fluidized bed, supercritical and ultra-supercritical steam conditions, combined cycle gas turbine, advanced waste treatment technology … to heighten productivity, protect the environment and shrink landfills for ash and cinders.

Renovate, upgrade and modernize transmission and distribution lines to reduce loss and maintain safety and reliability.

Modernize systems for dispatch, operation, communications, control and automation to dispatch domestic power grids and make regional connections.

Implement methods of encouragement and compel the innovation of technologies and equipment in industries (steel, cement, chemicals) with intensive consumption of electric power in gradual manner; limit then ban import of old and poorly-functional apparatus for production and consumption of electricity.

g) Human resource development solutions:

For personnel training, educational institutions specialized in electricity shall be developed towards international accreditation and universal standard programs for in-depth industrial training shall be established.

Focus on training personnel for major industries in production, transmission and distribution of electricity. Attach great importance to vocational training for skilled technicians and workers capable of comprehending and utilizing technical instruments and modern technologies in proficient manner. Organize training and retraining of technicians and managerial officials, and gradually enhance training quality on par with other nations in the region and across the world.

Innovate educational programs for human resources in the power sector, diversify training modes and connect training with actual business activities; pay attention to the selection and assignment of scientific and managerial officials on overseas training in pivotal areas. Provide additional and advance training in understaffed industries, particularly for nuclear power and new energies. Establish suitable treatment policies to attract personnel of great caliber.

Arrange and reorganize the business model in scientific and logical manners to maintain efficiency in labor performance and ameliorate workforce productivity.

h) Establishment and development of electromechanics and localization:

Intensify investments and diversify capital sources, attract foreign contributors in research, design and manufacturing of equipment and parts for the power sector. Producers of electrical equipment and parts strive for international certification of their products.

Establish complexes, whose core members are mechanical engineering factories, for research, design and creation of electrical equipment.

Establish centers for repair and maintenance of modern equipment to self-repair and self-assess electrical instruments.

Innovate existing mechanical engineering factories, expand joint ventures, construct new factories, and establish electrical engineering zones.

i) Solutions for economical and efficient consumption of electricity:

Strengthen propaganda, dispersion and enforcement of the Law on economical and efficient consumption of energy to elevate the efficiency in the use of energies and electricity for production, trade and family households’ daily activities.

Execute the National program for economical and efficient use of electricity on wide scale and augment its effectiveness for the objective of saving over 10% in commercial electricity to total electric power consumed from 2016 to 2020.

Article 2. Duties of ministries, sectors, local authorities and entities concerned:

1. Ministry of Industry and Trade:

a) Direct, inspect and expedite activities by main investors, contractors and relevant entities for projects ratified as per this Decision on periodic basis and in effective manner; report to the Prime Minister for treatments against delayed projects that impact the supply of electric power in large magnitude.

b) Supervise tightly the power supply and demand, the progress of projects for power source and power grid to make decisions on rescheduling projects in ratified plans or report to the Prime Minister for approval of the addition or removal of projects from the plans in accordance with actual needs in economic – social growth from time to time.

c) Direct, inspect and ratify the establishment of site plans and detailed schemes for coal-based and gas-based thermal power centers, hydroelectric plants, run-of-the-river cascade hydropower plans to attract local and foreign investors. Direct the development and import of natural gas, LNG and coal for electricity product, industrial works and other essential needs.

d) Direct the development of coal entrepots and LNG infrastructure, consider and propose solutions for attraction of investments from private sectors and overseas into such buildings.

dd) Lead and collaborate with other ministries, sectors and local authorities concerned to construct and consummate policies that encourage investments into renewable energy projects.

e) Lead and collaborate with other ministries and sectors to negotiate and conclude agreements for cooperation and electricity exchange with neighbor countries and Vietnam’s engagement in the power system connecting nations in the GMS.

g) Direct and expedite local authorities and main investors to accomplish projects for development of power source and power grid (including rural power grids) according to plan and schedule approved.

h) Further the construction and completion of vital conditions (legislation, technical infrastructure, etc.) for the development of electricity wholesale and retail markets according to the course of action approved.

i) Direct research and domestic production of equipment for coal-based thermal power stations, nuclear power plants and hydropower plants.

k) Study and issue regulations on coal import types and technologies in coal-based thermal power stations to adhere to environmental standards and decrease the emission of CO2.

l) Lead and collaborate with other ministries and sectors to execute the economical electricity use program from 2016 to 2020.

m) Work with people’s committees in provinces and centrally affiliated cities to come to terms on land areas for power projects and keep projects on schedule according to plans approved.

n) Continue studies on solutions for short-circuit current; fortify connections in transmission lines with transmission methods by alternating current or direct current; uphold N-1 criterion for transmission lines and propose requirements for N-2 criterion; elevate the stability of angles, frequency and voltage of the national power system,

o) Issue regulations on treatments against delayed projects.

p) Preside studies and propose amendments to legislative documents, regulations on delegation and echelon arrangement to the Prime Minister to facilitate the assurance of project schedule.

g) Study trends for power grid connection with regional nations from the basis of elevated reliability of the power system.

r) Study and establish plans for power centers in Long An, Tan Phuoc, Bac Lieu, clarify the feasibility and necessity of power plants in such power centers.

2. Ministry of Planning and Investment establishes regulations and policies to attract investments and use ODA funds properly to facilitate the synchronous, balanced, logical and sustainable growth of the power sector.

3. Ministry of Finance leads and collaborates with other ministers and relevant sectors to establish regulations on mobilization of investments for power sector development to satiate society’s demands for electricity in timely and adequate manners according to the ratified revised Power Plan VII.

4. Vietnam State Bank directs domestic commercial banks to balance funds and consider loans for main investors of power projects according to actual needs of each project for sustainable growth of the power sector.

5. Vietnam Electricity Corporation:

a) Hold the leading role in maintaining stable and secure supply of power for economic – social development. Make investments in power source projects as per assignments and in power grid projects to augment the efficiency of investment.

b) Implement solutions to continue reducing power loss and saving electricity in production and daily consumption.

c) Continue enhancing labor productivity to optimize expenditure in generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity.

d) Direct main investors’ marking of boundaries of major power grid projects after the approval of feasibility reports.

6. Vietnam National Oil and Group:

a) Preside studies on solutions for exploitation of gas from Ca Voi Xanh and Lot B fields, rational and effective approaches for LNG import in need; and provide the Ministry of Industry and Trade with reports to be delivered to the Prime Minister. Invest in power source projects as per assignments.

b) Cooperate with local and foreign private investors to make investments in infrastructure for LNG import.

7. Vietnam National Coal – Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited:

a) Play the leading role in assuring the supply of coal from domestic sources and import for electricity production and other demands of the national economy. Make investments in power source projects as per assignments.

b) Cooperate with foreign and local private investors to make investments in coal entrepots.

8. People’s Committees in provinces and centrally affiliated cities:

a) Lead and collaborate tightly with main investors in ground clearance, compensation, relocation and resettlement for projects in power source and power grid as per regulations.

b) Update and arrange land areas for power-related facilities ratified in land use plans and publicize information.

c) Strengthen land management to preclude disputes and lawsuits that prolong the clarification of land origin, examination, establishment and ratification of plans for compensation and assignment of land for main investors’ project execution; expedite surveys, determination and ratification of unit price for compensation to avoid delays of the ratification of compensation plans and disbursement of money to affected households.

d) Issue regulations and guidelines in timely manner for concerned entities to execute according to project schedule; implement strict treatments against intentional expansion of premises and placement of architectural items and plants in project boundaries for higher claims or against refusal of compensation according to plans approved.

Article 3. This Decision takes effect from the date of signing and replaces the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 1208/QĐ-TTg dated 21 July 2011 on the approval of the National power development plan from 2011 to 2020 with visions extended to 2030.

Article 4. Ministers, heads of ministerial-level authorities, heads of governmental authorities, chairpeople of people’s committees in provinces and centrally affiliated cities, chairpeople of members’ councils, general directors of Vietnam Electricity Corporation, Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group and Vietnam National Coal – Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited shall be held responsible for enforcing this Decision./.

 

 

PRIME MINISTER 

 

Nguyen Tan Dung

APPENDIX I

THE LIST OF POWER SOURCE PROJECTS BROUGHT INTO OPERATION FROM 2016 TO 2030
(Enclosed to the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 428/QĐ-TTg dated 18 May 2016)

Table 1. List of power source projects coming into operation from 2016 to 2020

No.

Name of power plant

Installed capacity (MW)

Main investor

 

Projects in operation from 2016

 

 

1

Nho Que 2 hydropower plant

48

IPP

2

Nho Que 1 hydropower plant

32

IPP

3

Nam Na 3 hydropower plant

84

IPP

4

Nam Toong hydropower plant

34

IPP

5

Bac Me hydropower plant

45

IPP

6

Ba Thuoc 1 hydropower plant

60

IPP

7

Song Tranh 3 hydropower plant

62

IPP

8

Huoi Quang hydropower plant (2ndphase)

260

EVN

9

Lai Chau hydropower plant (2nd and 3rdphases)

2×400

EVN

10

Trung Son hydropower plant (1st and 2nd phases)

2×65

EVN

11

Nhan Hac hydropower plant

59

IPP

12

Song Bung 2 hydropower plant

100

EVN

13

Xekaman 1 hydropower plant (Laos)

290

Viet Lao Power Joint-stock Company

14

Song Tranh 4 hydropower plant

48

IPP

15

Dak Mi 2 hydropower plant

98

IPP

16

Formosa Ha Tinh thermal power station (2nd phase)

150

IPP – coal based power

17

Formosa Ha Tinh thermal power station (3rd and 4th phases)

2×100

IPP – blast furnace gas

18

Formosa Ha Tinh thermal power station (5th phase)

150

IPP – coal based power

19

Dak Mi 3 hydropower plant

45

IPP

20

Formosa Dong Nai thermal power station (3rd phase)

150

IPP

21

Ve Dan coal-based thermal power station

60

IPP (cogeneration)

22

Duyen Hai III thermal power station (1ststation)

600

EVN

23

KCP biomass power station (1st phase)

30

IPP (Phu Yen)

24

Renewable energy (small-scale hydroelectric power, wind power, solar power, biomass, etc.)

260

 

 

Projects in operation from 2017

 

 

1

Chi Khe hydropower plant

41

IPP

2

Long Tao hydropower plant

42

IPP

3

Trung Son hydropower plant (3rd and 4thphases)

2×65

EVN

4

Yen Son hydropower plant

70

Binh Minh Construction & Travel Group Joint-stock Company

5

Tra Khuc 1 hydropower plant

36

IPP

6

Xekaman Xanxay 1 hydropower plant (Laos)

32

Viet Lao Power Joint-stock Company

7

Thac Mo hydropower plant expanded

75

EVN

8

Thai Binh I thermal power station (1stand 2nd phases)

2×300

EVN

9

Thai Binh II thermal power station (1stphase)

600

PVN

10

Duyen Hai III thermal power station (2ndphase)

600

EVN

11

Long Son petrochemical thermal power station (1st phase)

75

IPP (cogeneration)

12

An Khe biomass power station (1stphase)

55

Quang Ngai Sugar Joint-stock Company

13

Renewable energy (small-scale hydroelectric power, wind power, solar power, biomass, etc.)

360

 

 

Projects in operation from 2018

 

 

1

Song Lo 6 hydropower plant

44

Xuan Thien Ha Giang Co., Ltd

2

Hoi Xuan hydropower plant

102

IPP

3

Song Mien 4 hydropower plant

38

IPP

4

La Ngau hydropower plant

36

La Ngau Hydropower Joint-stock Company

5

Dak Mi 1 hydropower plant

54

IPP

6

Da Nhim hydropower plant expanded

100

EVN

7

Xekaman 4 hydropower plant (Laos)

80

Viet Lao Power Joint-stock Company

8

A Lin hydropower plant

62

IPP

9

Thang Long thermal power station (1stphase)

300

Thang Long Thermal Power Joint-stock Company

10

Thai Binh II thermal power station (2ndphase)

600

PVN

11

Vinh Tan IV thermal power station (1stand 2nd phases)

2×600

EVN

12

Long Phu I thermal power station (1stphase)

600

PVN

13

Long Son petrochemical thermal power station (2nd and 3rd phases)

2×75

IPP (cogeneration)

14

KCP biomass power station (2nd phase)

30

IPP (Phu Yen)

15

An Khe biomass power station (2ndphase)

55

Quang Ngai Sugar Joint-stock Company

16

Lee&Man biomass power station

125

Lee & Man Paper Vietnam Co., Ltd (cogeneration)

17

Khai Long (Ca Mau) wind power plant

100

Cong Ly Construction – Trading – Tourism Co., Ltd

18

Bac Lieu wind power plant, 3rd phase

142

Cong Ly Construction – Trading – Tourism Co., Ltd

19

Renewable energy (small-scale hydroelectric power, wind power, solar power, biomass, etc.)

520

 

 

Projects in operation from 2019

 

 

1

Bao Lam 3 hydropower plant

46

IPP

2

Pac Ma hydropower plant

140

Pac Ma Hydropower Joint-stock Company

3

Thuong Kon Tum hydropower plant (1stand 2nd phases)

2×110

EVN

4

Thang Long thermal power station (2ndphase)

300

Thang Long Thermal Power Joint-stock Company

5

Hai Ha 1 cogeneration plant

3×50

IPP (inside the industrial zone)

6

Na Duong II thermal power station

110

Vinacomin

7

Long Phu I thermal power station (2ndphase)

600

PVN

8

Song Hau I thermal power station (1stand 2nd phases)

2×600

PVN

9

Duyen Hai III thermal power station expanded

660

EVN

10

Vinh Tan I thermal power station (1st and 2nd phases)

2×600

CSG – CPIH – Vinacomin (BOT)

11

Vinh Tan IV thermal power station expanded

600

EVN

12

Small-scaled hydropower cluster named Nam Cum 1, 4, 5

65

IPP

13

Trung – Nam wind power plant

90

IPP (Ninh Thuan)

14

Soc Trang wind power plant

99

Cong Ly Construction – Trading – Tourism Co., Ltd

15

Thien Tan 1 solar power plant

300

IPP (Ninh Thuan)

16

Renewable energy (small-scale hydroelectric power, wind power, solar power, biomass, etc.)

450

 

 

Projects in operation from 2020

 

 

1

Nam Pan 5 hydropower plant

35

IPP

2

Nam Mo hydropower plant (Vietnam)

95

IPP

3

Ialy hydropower plant expanded

360

EVN

4

Formosa Ha Tinh, 6th and 7th phases

2×150

IPP – coal based power

5

Formosa Ha Tinh, 8th and 9th phases

2×100

IPP – blast furnace gas

6

Formosa Ha Tinh, 10th phase

150

IPP – coal based power

7

Hai Duong thermal power station (1stphase)

600

Jaks Resources Berhad (BOT)

8

Cam Pha III thermal power station (1stand 2nd phases)

2×220

Vinacomin

9

Cong Thanh thermal power station

600

Cong Thanh Thermal Power Joint-stock Company

10

O Mon III combined cycle power plant

750

EVN

11

Small-scaled hydropower cluster named Nam Cum 2, 3, 6

54

IPP

12

Hanbaram wind power plant

117

IPP

13

Thien Tan 2 solar power plant

400

IPP (Ninh Thuan)

14

Renewable energy (small-scale hydroelectric power, wind power, solar power, biomass, etc.)

470

 

 

Table 2. List of power source projects coming into operation from 2021 to 2025

No.

Name of power plant

Installed capacity (MW)

Main investor

 

Projects in operation from 2021

 

 

1

My Ly hydropower plant

250

IPP

2

Hoa Binh hydropower plant expanded (1st phase)

240

EVN

3

Nghi Son II thermal power station (1stphase)

600

Marubeni – Kepco (BOT)

4

Vung Ang II thermal power station (1stphase)

600

VAPCO (BOT)

5

Hai Duong thermal power station (2ndphase)

600

Jaks Resources Berhad (BOT)

6

Nam Dinh I thermal power station (1stphase)

600

Taekwang Power Holdings – ACWA Power (BOT)

7

Quang Trach I thermal power station (1stphase)

600

PVN

8

Kien Giang 1 combined cycle power plant

750

PVN

9

O Mon IV combined cycle power plant

750

EVN

10

Duyen Hai II thermal power station (1stand 2nd phases)

2×600

Janakuasa Sdn. Bhd (BOT)

11

Song Hau II thermal power station (1stphase)

1000

Toyo Ink (BOT)

12

Long Phu II thermal power station (1stphase)

660

TATA Power (BOT)

13

Long Phu III thermal power station (1stphase)

600

PVN

14

Uong Bi thermal power station ceasing power generation

105

EVN

15

Thien Tan 3 solar power plant

300

IPP (Ninh Thuan)

16

Renewable energy (small-scale hydroelectric power, wind power, solar power, biomass, etc.)

790

 

 

Projects in operation from 2022

 

 

1

Ban Mong (Song Hieu) hydropower plant

60

IPP

2

Hoa Binh hydropower plant expanded (2nd phase)

240

EVN

3

Dak Re hydropower plant

60

IPP

4

Hai Ha 2 cogeneration plant

5×150

IPP

5

Luc Nam thermal power station (1stphase)

50

IPP

6

Quynh Lap I thermal power station (1stphase)

600

Vinacomin

7

Vung Ang II thermal power station (2ndphase)

600

VAPCO (BOT)

8

Nghi Son II thermal power station (2ndphase)

600

Marubeni – Kepco (BOT)

9

Nam Dinh I thermal power station (2ndphase)

600

Taekwang Power Holdings – ACWA Power (BOT)

10

Quang Trach I thermal power station (2nd phase)

600

PVN

11

Vinh Tan III thermal power station (1stphase)

660

VTEC (BOT)

12

Song Hau II thermal power station (2ndphase)

1000

Toyo Ink (BOT)

13

Long Phu II thermal power station (2ndphase)

660

TATA Power (BOT)

14

Long Phu III thermal power station (2ndand 3rd phases)

2×600

PVN

15

Van Phong I thermal power station (1ststation)

660

Sumitomo (BOT)

16

Kien Giang II combined cycle power plant

750

PVN

17

Renewable energy (small-scale hydroelectric power, wind power, solar power, biomass, etc.)

1200

 

 

Projects in operation from 2023

 

 

1

Phu Tho low head hydro power plant

105

Binh Minh Construction & Travel Group Joint-stock Company

2

Quynh Lap I thermal power station (2ndphase)

600

Vinacomin

3

Luc Nam thermal power station (2ndphase)

50

IPP

4

Quang Tri thermal power station (1stphase)

600

EGATi (BOT)

5

Mien Trung I combined cycle power plant

750

PVN

6

Dung Quat I combined cycle power plant

750

Sembcorp (BOT)

7

Vinh Tan III thermal power station (2ndand 3rd phases)

2×660

VTEC (BOT)

8

Van Phong I thermal power station (2ndphase)

660

Sumitomo (BOT)

9

Son My II combined cycle power plant (1st phase)

750

PVN

10

Bac Ai pumped-storage hydroelectric power station (1st and 2nd phases)

2×300

EVN

11

Renewable energy (small-scale hydroelectric power, wind power, solar power, biomass, etc.)

1000

 

 

Projects in operation from 2024

 

 

1

Vung Ang III thermal power station (1stphase)

600

Samsung C&T (BOT)

2

Quang Tri thermal power station (2ndphase)

600

EGATi (BOT)

3

Mien Trung II combined cycle power plant

750

PVN

4

Dung Quat II combined cycle power plant

750

Sembcorp (BOT)

5

Long An I thermal power station (1stphase)

600

 

6

Son My II combined cycle power plant (2nd phase)

750

PVN

7

Renewable energy (small-scale hydroelectric power, wind power, solar power, biomass, etc.)

1200

 

 

Projects in operation from 2025

 

 

1

Tri An hydropower plant expanded

200

EVN

2

Hai Phong III thermal power station (1stphase)

600

Vinacomin

3

Hai Ha 3 cogeneration plant

2×300

IPP

4

Rang Dong cogeneration plant

100

IPP

5

Vung Ang III thermal power station (2ndphase)

600

Samsung C&T (BOT)

6

Long An I thermal power station (2ndphase)

600

 

7

Son My II combined cycle power plant (3rd phase)

750

PVN

8

Bac Ai pumped-storage hydroelectric power station (3rd and 4th phases)

2×300

EVN

9

Renewable energy (small-scale hydroelectric power, wind power, solar power, biomass, etc.)

1800

 

Table 3. List of power source projects coming into operation from 2026 to 2030

No.

Name of power plant

Installed capacity (MW)

Main investor

 

Projects in operation from 2026

 

 

1

Nam Mo 1 hydropower plant (Laos)

72

IPP

2

Hai Phong III thermal power station (2ndphase)

600

Vinacomin

3

Quynh Lap II thermal power station (1stphase)

600

BOT

4

Mien Trung III combined cycle power plant (if petrochemical gases are not viable)

750

PVN

5

Long An II thermal power station (1stphase)

800

 

6

O Mon II combined cycle power plant

750

 

7

Son My I combined cycle power plant (1st phase)

750

GDF SUEZ/Sojitz-Pacific (BOT)

8

Renewable energy (small-scale hydroelectric power, wind power, solar power, biomass, etc.)

2160

 

 

Projects in operation from 2027

 

 

1

Quynh Lap II thermal power station (2ndphase)

600

BOT

2

Son My I combined cycle power plant (2nd phase)

750

GDF SUEZ/Sojitz-Pacific (BOT)

3

Long An II thermal power station (2ndphase)

800

 

4

Tan Phuoc I thermal power station (1stphase)

600

 

5

Renewable energy (small-scale hydroelectric power, wind power, solar power, biomass, etc.)

2910

 

 

Projects in operation from 2028

 

 

1

Dong Phu Yen pumped-storage hydroelectric power plant (1st phase)

300

Xuan Thien Company

2

Hai Ha 4 cogeneration plant

2×300

IPP

3

Quang Trach II thermal power station (1st phase)

600

 

4

Ninh Thuan I nuclear power plant (1stphase)

1200

EVN

5

Tan Phuoc I thermal power station (2ndphase)

600

 

6

Tan Phuoc II thermal power station, 1stphase (*)

600

 

7

Son My I combined cycle power plant (3rd phase)

750

GDF SUEZ/Sojitz-Pacific (BOT)

8

Renewable energy (small-scale hydroelectric power, wind power, solar power, biomass, etc.)

3240

 

 

Projects in operation from 2029

 

 

1

Dong Phu Yen pumped-storage hydroelectric power plant (2nd phase)

300

Xuan Thien Company

2

Quang Ninh III thermal power station (1st phase)

600

 

3

Vung Ang III thermal power station, 3rdphase (*)

600

 

4

Quang Trach II thermal power station, 2nd phase

600

 

5

Tan Phuoc II thermal power station, 2ndphase (*)

600

 

6

Bac Lieu I thermal power station, 1stphase (*)

600

 

7

Ninh Thuan I nuclear power plant (2ndphase)

1200

EVN

8

Ninh Thuan II nuclear power plant (1stphase)

1100

EVN

9

Renewable energy (small-scale hydroelectric power, wind power, solar power, biomass, etc.)

3350

 

 

Projects in operation from 2030

 

 

1

Huoi Tao hydropower plant

180

 

2

Dong Phu Yen pumped-storage hydroelectric power plant (3rd phase)

300

Xuan Thien Company

3

Don Duong pumped-storage hydroelectric power plant (1st phase)

300

EVN

4

Quang Ninh III thermal power station (2nd phase)

600

 

5

Vung Ang III thermal power station, 4thphase (*)

600

 

6

Bac Lieu I thermal power station, 2ndphase (*)

600

 

7

Ninh Thuan II nuclear power plant (2ndphase)

1100

EVN

8

Renewable energy (small-scale hydroelectric power, wind power, solar power, biomass, etc.)

3530

 

Note: (*) Reserve power plants for renewable energy power stations’ failure of schedule and output expected (27,000 MW by 2030)

APPENDIX II

THE LIST OF POWER GRID PROJECTS BROUGHT INTO OPERATION FROM 2016 TO 2030

(Enclosed to the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 428/QĐ-TTg dated 18 March 2016)

Table 1. List of 500kV electrical substations coming into operation from 2016 to 2030

No.

Project name

Capacity (MVA)

Note

 

Facilities built from 2016 to 2020

 

North

12150

 

1

West of Hanoi

900

New construction, installation of the transformer set 1

2

Dong Anh

1800

New construction

3

Pho Noi

1500

New construction, installation of the transformer set 1 (600 MVA) and the 2nd transformer set (900 MVA)

4

Viet Tri

450

New construction

5

Son La

1800

Replacement of 2 transformer sets, hydropower transmission equipment

6

Lai Chau

900

New construction outside the hydropower plant

7

Nghi Son

900

New construction synchronized with Nghi son 2 thermal power station

8

Vung Ang

1800

Renovation of the transformer sets 1 and 2 for increase of capacity

9

Quang Ninh

1200

Renovation of 2 transformer sets for increase of capacity and conformity to N-1 criterion

10

Thuong Tin

900

Renovation of the 2nd transformer set for increase of capacity and assurance of power supply for Hanoi

 

Central

900

 

1

Pleiku 2

900

New construction, import of hydroelectricity from South Laos

 

South

13650

 

1

Cau Bong

900

Renovation, installation of the 2nd transformer set

2

Nha Be

1800

Renovation, replacement with two 600MVA transformer sets

3

Cu Chi

900

New construction, design of flexible busway with land area reserved for the recloser.

4

Tan Uyen

1800

New construction

5

Tan Dinh

1800

Renovation of 2 transformer sets for increase of capacity

6

Chon Thanh

900

New construction, design of flexible busway with land area reserved for recloser.

7

Long Thanh

900

New construction

8

Duc Hoa

900

New construction

9

My Tho

1800

New construction

10

O Mon

900

Renovation of 2 transformer sets for increase of capacity

11

Duyen Hai

450

New construction

12

Long Phu

600

New construction

 

Facilities built from 2021 to 2025

 

North

10350

 

1

West of Hanoi

900

Renovation, installation of the 2nd transformer set

2

Bac Ninh

1800

New construction, design of flexible busway with land area reserved for the recloser.

3

Vinh Yen

1800

New construction, design of flexible busway with land area reserved for the recloser.

4

Viet Tri

450

Renovation, installation of the 2nd transformer set

5

Hai Phong 3 thermal power station

900

New construction of the communicative transformer set in the power station

6

Thai Binh

600

New construction, design of flexible busway with land area reserved for the recloser.

7

Nho Quan

1800

Renovation of 2 transformer sets for increase of capacity

8

Hai Phong

900

New construction

9

Thanh Hoa

1200

New construction, further research on the location of the substation

 

Central

4500

 

1

Quang Tri

600

New construction

2

Doc Soi

1200

Renovation for increase of capacity

3

Van Phong

1800

New construction

4

Krong Buk

900

New construction synchronized with the Central gas-based thermal power station when total capacity surpasses 2500 MW

 

South

10350

 

1

Cu Chi

900

Renovation, installation of the 2nd transformer set

2

Binh Duong 1

900

New construction, prevention of overload in Tan Dinh, Song May

3

Dong Nai 2

900

New construction

4

Bac Chau Duc

900

New construction

5

Son My thermal power station

450

New construction of the communicative transformer set in the power station

6

Chon Thanh

900

Renovation, installation of the 2nd transformer set

7

Tay Ninh 1

1800

New construction, design of flexible busway with land area reserved for the recloser.

8

Duc Hoa

900

Renovation, installation of the 2nd transformer set

9

Long An

900

New construction

10

Thot Not

1800

New construction, design of flexible busway with land area reserved for the recloser.

 

Facilities built from 2026 to 2030

 

North

10200

 

1

Long Bien

1800

New construction, increase of power supply for Hanoi

2

Son Tay

900

New construction, increase of power supply for Hanoi

3

South of Hanoi

900

New construction, increase of power supply for Hanoi

4

Viet Tri

1800

Renovation of 2 transformer sets for increase of capacity

5

Thai Nguyen

1800

New construction, increase of power source for Thai Nguyen and adjacent areas

6

Bac Giang

900

New construction in Luc Nam district, with flexible busway design

7

Thai Binh

600

Renovation, installation of the 2nd transformer set

8

 Hai Phong

900

Renovation, installation of the 2nd transformer set

9

Nam Dinh thermal power station

600

Renovation of the communicative transformer set in the power station

 

Central

3000

 

1

Da Nang

1800

Renovation of 2 transformer sets for increase of capacity

2

Binh Dinh

1200

New construction

 

South

10950

 

1

Song May

1800

Renovation of 2 transformer sets for increase of capacity

2

Cau Bong

900

Renovation, installation of the 3th transformer set

3

Cu Chi

900

Renovation, installation of the 3th transformer set

4

Binh Duong 1

900

Renovation, installation of the 2nd transformer set

5

Dong Nai 2

900

Renovation, installation of the 2nd transformer set

6

Long Thanh

900

Renovation, installation of the 2nd transformer set

7

Bac Chau Duc

900

Renovation, installation of the 2nd transformer set

8

Di Linh

450

Renovation, installation of the 2nd transformer set

9

Tay Ninh 2

900

New construction

10

Tan Phuoc

600

New construction

11

Tien Giang

900

New construction

12

Dong Thap

900

New construction

Table 2. List of 500kV power lines coming into operation from 2016 to 2030

No.

Project name

Circuit(s) x km

Note

 

Facilities built from 2016 to 2020

 

North

 

 

1

Pho Noi – branch to Quang Ninh – Thuong Tin

2×0.66+2×0.57

New construction, power line from Pho Noi switched to 2-circuit line in Quang Ninh – Thuong Tin

2

Hiep Hoa – Pho Noi

1

x

71

New construction, sharing the pylon with two 220kV circuits

3

Dong Anh – branch to Hiep Hoa – Pho Noi

2

x

2

New construction, 1-circuirt switching

4

Vung Ang – branch to Ha Tinh – Da Nang

2

x

17

New construction, switching on 500kV power line in Ha Tinh – Da Nang

5

Lai Chau – branch to Son La hydropower plant – Lai Chau

2

x

2

New construction, 1-circuit switching on the power line in Son La – La Chau

6

West of Hanoi – Thuong Tin

2

x

40

New construction, increase of reliability in power supply for Hanoi

7

Nho Quan – Thuong Tin

1

x

75

New construction of the 2nd circuit, 500kV single-circuit power line, in combination with 220kV power line in Nho Quan – Phu Ly

8

Thang Long thermal power station – branch to Quang Ninh – Pho Noi

2

x

5

New construction synchronized with Thang Long thermal power station

9

Nghi Son – branch to Nho Quan – Ha Tinh

4

x

30

New construction, 2-circuit switching on the power line in Nho Quan – Ha Tinh

10

Viet Tri – branch to Son La – Hiep Hoa

2

x

5

New construction, 1-circuit switching on the power line in Son La – Hiep Hoa

11

Cong Thanh thermal power station – Nghi Son

2

x

10

New construction synchronized with Cong Thanh thermal power station

12

Nam Dinh I thermal power station – Pho Noi

2

x

133

New construction synchronized with Nam Dinh I thermal power station

 

Central

 

 

1

Pleiku 2 – branch to Pleiku – Cau Bong

4

x

2

New construction, 2-circuit switching on the power line in Pleiku – Cau Bong

2

Van Phong thermal power station – Vinh Tan

2

x

195

New construction synchronized with Van Phong 1 thermal power station

 

South

 

 

1

Duc Hoa – branch to Phu Lam – Cau Bong

4

x

8

New construction, 2-circuit switching on the existing 500kV power line

2

Song May – Tan Uyen

2

x

22

New construction

3

My Tho – Duc Hoa

2

x

60

New construction, switching to Chon Thanh, decrease of short-circuit current

4

Duyen Hai thermal power station – My Tho

2

x

113

New construction

5

Long Phu thermal power station – O Mon

2

x

84

New construction

6

My Tho – branch to Phu Lam – O Mon and Nha Be – O Mon

4

x

1

New construction, 2-circuit switching on the existing power line

7

Vinh Tan – branch to Song May – Tan Uyen

2

x

235

New construction of the 3rd and 4th circuits, exploitation of power sources in Vinh Tan thermal power station and Van Phong thermal power station

8

Song Hau thermal power station – Duc Hoa

2

x

120

New construction synchronized with Song Hau I thermal power station

9

Long Thanh – branch to Phu My – Song May

2

x

16

New construction, 1-circuit switching on the 500kV power line in Phu My – Song May

10

Chon Thanh – Duc Hoa

2

x

127

New construction, circuits passing Tay Ninh, increase of reliability in power supply for southeastern region

11

Cu Chi – branch to Chon Thanh – Duc Hoa

2

x

30

New construction, 1-circuirt switching

12

Vinh Tan 4 – Vinh Tan

2

x

2

New construction, Vinh Tan 4 power plant connected to the distribution field in Vinh Tan

13

Chon Thanh – branch to Pleiku 2 – Cau Bong

4

x

2

New construction, 2-circuit switching on 500kV power line

 

Facilities built from 2021 to 2025

 

North

   

1

Thai Binh – branch to Nam Dinh I thermal power station – Pho Noi

4

x

1

New construction, 2-circuit switching on the power line in Nam Dinh I thermal power station – Pho Noi

2

Nam Dinh 1 – Thanh Hoa

2

x

72

New construction, exploitation of thermal power source in the North Central region

3

Hai Phong – Thai Binh

2

x

50

New construction, increase of power supply for Hai Phong

4

Hai Phong – Hai Phong 3 thermal power station

2

x

42

New construction, exploitation of the output of Hai Phong 3 thermal power station

5

Bac Ninh – branch to Dong Anh – Pho Noi

2

x

3

New construction, 1-circuirt switching

6

Vinh Yen – branch to Son La – Hiep Hoa and Viet Tri – Hiep Hoa

4

x

50

New construction, 2-circuit switching on the existing 500kV power line

7

Vung Ang 3 thermal power station – Quynh Lap thermal power station

2

x

220

New construction synchronized with Vung Ang 3 thermal power station

8

Quynh Lap thermal power station – Thanh Hoa

2

x

80

New construction

9

Quang Trach thermal power station – Vung Ang

2

x

18

New construction synchronized with Quang Trach 1 thermal power station

10

Vung Ang 3 thermal power station – branch to Quang Trach 1 – Vung Ang

4

x

2

New construction, 2-circuit switching, synchronized with Vung Ang 3 thermal power station

 

Central

 

 

 

 

1

Quang Tri – branch to Vung Ang – Da Nang

4

x

5

New construction, 2-circuit switching on the existing power line

2

Quang Tri thermal power station – Quang Tri

2

x

25

New construction connected with busway in Quang Tri 500kV electrical substation

3

Gas turbines in the Central thermal power station – Krong Buk

2

x

330

New construction synchronized with the Central gas-based thermal power station when total capacity surpasses 2500 MW

4

Krong Buk – Tay Ninh 1

2

x

300

New construction synchronized with the Central gas-based thermal power station

5

Krong Buk – branch to Pleiku 2 – Chon Thanh

4

x

20

New construction, 2-circuit switching on the existing 500kV power line

6

Gas turbines in the Central thermal power station – Doc Soi

2

x

20

New construction synchronized with the Central gas-based thermal power station

7

Bac Ai pumped storage hydropower plant – branch to Van Phong – Vinh Tan

4

x

35

New construction, 2-circuit switching on the power line in Van Phong – Vinh Tan

 

South

 

 

 

 

1

Binh Duong 1 – branch to Song May – Tan Dinh

2

x

30

New construction, 1-circuit switching on the existing power line

2

Binh Duong 1 – Chon Thanh

2

x

45

New construction, loop circuit, increase of reliability in power supply for southeastern region

3

Dong Nai 2 – branch to Vinh Tan –  Song May

4

x

5

New construction, switching via the 3rd or 4th circuit on the power line from Vinh Tan to Song May – Tan Uyen

4

Bac Chau Duc – branch to Phu My – Song May and Phu My – Long Thanh

4

x

10

New construction, 2-circuit switching on the existing 500kV power line

5

Son My thermal power station – Bac Chau Duc

2

x

80

New construction synchronized with Son My thermal power station

6

Tay Ninh 1 – branch to Chon Thanh – Duc Hoa

4

x

2

New construction, 2-circuit switching

7

Long An – branch to Nha Be – My Tho

2

x

15

New construction

8

O Mon – Thot Not

2

x

16

New construction, increase of reliability in power supply for the western areas of the South

 

Facilities built from 2026 to 2030

 

North

 

 

 

 

1

West of Hanoi – Vinh Yen

2

x

40

New construction, increase of reliability in power supply for Hanoi

2

South of Hanoi – branch to Nho Quan – Thuong Tin

2

x

5

New construction, increase of power supply for southern areas of Hanoi

3

Son Tay – branch to Dong Phu Yen pumped-storage hydropower plant – West of Hanoi

4

x

1

New construction, increase of reliability in power supply for western areas of Hanoi

4

Long Bien – branch to Pho Noi – Thuong Tin

2

x

10

New construction, 1-circuit switching on the existing 500kV power line

5

Hiep Hoa – Thai Nguyen

2

x

35

New construction, increase of power supply for Thai Nguyen

6

Bac Giang – branch to Quang Ninh – Hiep Hoa

4

x

5

New construction, increase of power supply for Dong Bac

7

Bac Giang – Bac Ninh

2

x

30

New construction, increase of load source for Bac Ninh

8

Connection to new Quang Ninh thermal power station

 

340

New construction, further research required

9

Vung Ang – Nho Quan

2

x

378

Renovation of 500kV single-circuit power line to 2-circuit power line

10

Quynh Lap – branch to Vung Ang – Nho Quan

2

x

30

New construction connected to Quynh Lap thermal power station

11

Dong Phu Yen pumped-storage hydropower plant – branch to Son La – Viet Tri

2

x

10

New construction connected to Dong Phu Yen pumped-storage hydropower plant

12

Dong Phu Yen pumped-storage hydropower plant – branch to Son La – Vinh Yen

2

x

10

New construction connected to Dong Phu Yen pumped-storage hydropower plant

13

Dong Phu Yen pumped-storage hydropower plant – West of Hanoi

2

x

105

New construction connected to Dong Phu Yen pumped-storage hydropower plant

 

Central

 

 

1

Van Phong thermal power station – Binh Dinh

1

x

220

New construction of 2-circuit power line suspended in front of the single-circuit power line

2

Binh Dinh – branch to Gas turbines in the Central thermal power station – Krong Buk

2

x

30

New construction synchronized with Binh Dinh electrical substation

3

Doc Soi – Pleiku

1

x

190

New construction, increase of reliability in power grid

 

South

 

 

1

Nuclear power plant 1 – Binh Duong 1

2

x

250

New construction synchronized with the 1stand 2nd generator sets of Ninh Thuan 1 nuclear power plant

2

Nuclear power plant 1 – branch to Van Phong – Vinh Tan

4

x

15

New construction, 2-circuit switching on the power line in Van Phong – Vinh Tan

3

Nuclear power plant 2 – branch to Van Phong – Nuclear power plant 1

2

x

15

New construction synchronized with Ninh Thuan 2 nuclear power plant

4

Nuclear power plant 2 – Chon Thanh

2

x

292

New construction synchronized with Ninh Thuan 2 nuclear power plant

5

Don Duong pumped-storage hydropower plant – branch to Nuclear power plant 2 – Chon Thanh

4

x

10

New construction synchronized with Don Duong pumped-storage hydropower plant

6

Tay Ninh 2 – branch to Tay Ninh 1 – Duc Hoa

4

x

10

New construction, 2-circuit switching

7

Thot Not – Tay Ninh 2

2

x

140

New construction, exploitation of thermal power sources in Bac Lieu and Kien Giang

8

Power line connected to Tan Phuoc power center

 

 

80

New construction, further research required

9

Tien Giang – branch to O Mon – My Tho

4

x

5

New construction, increase of power source for western areas of the South

10

Connection to Bac Lieu 1 thermal power station

 

 

260

New construction, further research required

11

Dong Thap – branch to Thot Not – Tay Ninh 2

4

x

5

New construction, 2-circuit switching

Table 3. List of 220kV electrical substations in the North by 2030

No.

Project name

Transformer set(s) x MVA

Note

 

Facilities built from 2016 to 2020

1

Quang Ninh

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

2

Trang Bach

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 1sttransformer set

3

Vat Cach

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set

4

Hiep Hoa

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

5

Uong Bi

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set under the power plant’s management

6

Quang Chau

1 x 250

New construction

7

Hai Duong 2

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

8

Dong Hoa

1 x 250

Renovation for increase of capacity

9

Thuy Nguyen

1 x 250

New construction

10

Lang Son

1 x 125

New construction

11

Dinh Vu

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

12

Hoanh Bo

1 x 250

Renovation for increase of capacity

13

Hai Duong 1

1 x 250

Renovation for increase of capacity

14

Son Tay

1 x 250

New construction

15

Tay Ho

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

16

Long Bien

2 x 250

New construction, prevention of overload in 110kV grid

17

West of Hanoi

2 x 250

New construction, installation of the 1sttransformer set

18

Bac Ninh 2

2 x 250

New construction

19

Vinh Yen

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

20

Dong Anh

2 x 250

New construction synchronized with the 500kV and 220kV power lines in Hiep Hoa – Bac Ninh 2

21

Thuong Tin

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

22

Van Tri

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 3rdtransformer set, for conformity to N-1 criterion

23

Bac Ninh 3 (Yen Phong)

2 x 250

New construction

24

Kim Dong

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

25

Vinh Tuong

2 x 250

New construction

26

Son Tay

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

27

Yen My

1 x 250

New construction

28

Bac Ninh 4

1 x 250

New construction

29

Nho Quan

2 x 125

Renovation of Nho Quan 500kV electrical substation

30

Truc Ninh

2 x 250

New construction

31

Thai Thuy

1 x 250

New construction, exploitation of thermal power source in Thai Binh

32

Thanh Nghi

1 x 250

New construction

33

Ninh Binh 2

1 x 250

New construction, supply of power to VINAKYOEI steel company

34

Cao Bang

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

35

Yen Bai

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set, establishment of connection to Yen Bai small-scale hydropower plant, prevention of overload in dry season

36

Bao Lam

2 x 125

New construction, power transmission for hydropower cluster in Bao Lam

37

Ha Giang

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set, small-scale hydropower transmission

38

Phu Binh

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

39

Hoa Binh

2 x 125

Renovation, replacement of 2 transformer sets under the power plant’s management

40

Than Uyen

1 x 250

New construction, exploitation of small-scale hydropower in Lao Cai, Yen Bai

41

Lao Cai

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

42

Nghia Lo

1 x 250

New construction, exploitation of hydropower in Tay Bac

43

Lai Chau

2 x 250

New construction, power transmission of small-scale hydropower in Lai Chau

44

Phu Tho

2 x 250

New construction

45

Bao Thang

1 x 250

New construction, installation of the 2ndtransformer set, exploitation of small-scale hydropower in Lao Cai

46

Bac Kan

1 x 125

New construction, supply of power in dry season

47

Tuyen Quang

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

48

Muong Te

1 x 250

New construction, power transmission for hydropower cluster in Pac Ma

49

Luu Xa

1 x 250

New construction

50

Nghi Son

1 x 250

Replacement of machines

51

Ha Tinh

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

52

Thanh Hoa

1 x 250

Renovation of the 2nd transformer set for increase of capacity

53

Bim Son

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

54

Do Luong

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

55

Quynh Luu

1 x 250

New construction

56

Ha Tinh

1 x 250

Renovation of the 1st transformer set for increase of capacity

57

Vung Ang

1 x 125

New construction

58

Nong Cong

1 x 250

New construction

59

Bac Me

1 x 63

New construction

60

Khe Than

1 x 63

New construction, supply of power for pits’ load

61

Van Dien

2 x 100

New construction, installation of two 220/22kV transformer sets in advance

62

Muong La

2 x 125

New construction, transmission of small-scale hydropower in Son La

 

Facilities built from 2021 to 2025

1

Lang Son

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

2

Duong Kinh

1 x 250

New construction

3

Yen My

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

4

Thanh Nghi

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

5

Bac Ninh 5 (Dong Ky)

1 x 250

New construction

6

Ba Thien

1 x 250

New construction

7

Muong Te

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

8

Than Uyen

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

9

Thai Thuy

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

10

Van Dien

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 3rdtransformer set

11

Me Linh

1 x 250

New construction

12

Ung Hoa

1 x 250

New construction

13

My Dinh

2 x 100

New construction of the 220/22kV transformer set

14

My Dinh

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 3rdtransformer set

15

Hai Phong thermal power station

2 x 250

Renovation, replacement of two 125MVA transformer sets

16

An Lao

2 x 250

New construction in the 500kV electrical substation in Hai Phong

17

Thuy Nguyen

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

18

Hai Duong 1

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set

19

Gia Loc

2 x 250

New construction

20

Pho Cao

2 x 250

New construction

21

Hai Hau

2 x 250

New construction

22

Vu Thu

1 x 250

New construction

23

Ninh Binh 2

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

24

Cao Bang

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set

25

Bac Kan

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

26

Dong Mo

1 x 250

New construction

27

Tuyen Quang

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set

28

Dai Tu

1 x 250

New construction

29

Luu Xa

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

30

Phu Tho 2

1 x 250

New construction

31

Quang Chau

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

32

Lang Giang

1 x 250

New construction

33

Bac Ninh 4

2 x 250

New construction

34

Gia Luong (Bac Ninh 6)

1 x 250

New construction

35

Trang Bach

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set at 125 MVA

36

Uong Bi

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set

37

Quang Ninh

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set

38

Khe Than

1 x 63

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set, supply of power for pits’ load

39

Dien Bien

2 x 125

New construction

40

Muong Te

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set, power transmission for small-scale hydropower cluster in Lai Chau

41

Yen Thuy

1 x 125

New construction

42

Yen Hung

1 x 250

New construction

43

Bim Son

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set

44

Sam Son

2 x 250

New construction

45

Nong Cong

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

46

Quynh Luu

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

47

Nam Cam

1 x 250

New construction

48

Ha Tinh

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set

49

Thach Khe

1 x 250

New construction

50

Vung Ang

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

 

Facilities built from 2026 to 2030

1

Dong Anh 2

2 x 250

New construction

2

Soc Son 2

2 x 250

New construction

3

Long Bien 2

2 x 250

New construction

4

Me Linh

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

5

Xuan Mai

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set

6

Chuong My

2 x 250

New construction

7

Ung Hoa

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

8

Hai Ha

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

9

Do Son

1 x 250

New construction

10

Dai Ban

1 x 250

New construction

11

Tu Ky

2 x 250

New construction

12

Phuc Dien

2 x 250

New construction

13

Hung Yen City

1 x 250

New construction

14

Ly Nhan

2 x 250

New construction

15

Nam Dinh 2

1 x 250

New construction, with flexible busway design

16

Quynh Phu

2 x 250

New construction

17

Vu Thu

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

18

Tam Diep

2 x 125

New construction

19

Cao Bang

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set

20

Tuyen Quang

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set

21

Tuyen Quang hydropower plant

1 x 125

Renovation, replacement of the 63MVA transformer set

22

Luc Yen

2 x 125

New construction

23

Dai Tu

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

24

Song Cong

1 x 250

New construction

25

Phu Tho 2

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

26

Tam Duong

1 x 250

New construction

27

Ba Thien

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

28

Chu

2 x 125

New construction

29

Gia Luong (Bac Ninh 6)

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

30

Thuan Thanh

2 x 250

New construction

31

Dong Ky (Bac Ninh 7)

2 x 125

New construction

32

Hoanh Bo

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set

33

Uong Bi

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set

34

Mong Cai

2 x 125

New construction

35

Ha Long

1 x 250

New construction

36

Tan Lac

1 x 125

New construction

37

Yen Thuy

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

38

Yen Hung

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

39

Bim Son

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set

40

Hau Loc

2 x 250

New construction

41

Ngoc Lac

2 x 125

New construction

42

Do Luong

2 x 250

Renovation, replacement of two 125MVA transformer sets

43

Tuong Duong

1 x 125

New construction

44

Thach Khe

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2nd transformer set

45

Can Loc

1 x 125

New construction

Table 4. List of 220kV power lines in the North by 2030

No.

Project name

Circuit(s) x km

 Note

 

Facilities built from 2016 to 2020

1

Bao Thang – Yen Bai

2

x

117

New construction

2

Than Uyen – Ban Chat

2

x

26

New construction, exploitation of small-scale hydropower in Lao Cai, Yen Bai

3

Bao Lam – branch to Nho Que – Cao Bang

2

x

5

New construction, power transmission for hydropower cluster in Bao Lam

4

Phu Tho – branch to Viet Tri – Yen Bai

2

x

7

New construction

5

Viet Tri 500kV – branch to Viet Tri

4

x

10

New construction connected to the 500kV electrical substation in Viet Tri

6

Nghia Lo – Viet Tri 500kV

2

x

85

New construction, exploitation of hydropower in Tay Bac

7

Increase of load capacity in Yen Bai – Viet Tri

1

x

67

Renovation, exploitation of hydropower in Tay Bac

8

Muong Te – Lai Chau

2

x

80

New construction, power transmission for hydropower cluster in Pac Ma

9

Branch to Luu Xa

2

x

5

New construction

10

Huoi Quang – Nghia Lo

2

x

65

New construction, exploitation of hydropower in Tay Bac

11

Increase of load capacity to 500kV in Viet Tri – Vinh Tuong

1

x

27

Renovation, exploitation of hydropower in Tay Bac

12

Increase of load capacity to 500kV in Viet Tri – Vinh Yen

1

x

36

Renovation, exploitation of hydropower in Tay Bac

13

Son Tay – branch to Hoa Binh – Viet Tri

2

x

1

New construction

14

Dong Anh – Hiep Hoa

2

x

24

New construction of 3-circuit power line at 500kV and 220kV

15

Long Bien – branch to Dong Anh – Bac Ninh 2

4

x

4,5

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Long Bien

16

Dong Anh – Bac Ninh 2

2

x

20

New construction of 3-circuit power line at 500kV and 220kV

17

Increase of load capacity in Hoa Binh – Ha Dong

2

x

65

Renovation, assurance of power supply for Hanoi

18

Increase of load capacity in Hoa Binh – Chem

1

x

70

Renovation, assurance of power supply for Hanoi

19

Increase of load capacity in Ha Dong – Chem

1

x

17

Renovation, assurance of power supply for Hanoi

20

Pho Noi 500kV substation – Pho Noi – Pha Lai

4

x

5

New construction in the project of Pho Noi 500kV electrical substation and connection lines

21

Pho Noi 500kV – Bac Ninh 2

2

x

30

New construction of 3-circuit power line

22

Vinh Tuong – branch to Son Tay – Viet Tri

4

x

2

New construction

23

Bac Ninh 3 – branch to Dong Anh – Hiep Hoa

2

x

5

New construction

24

West of Hanoi – branch to Ha Dong – Chem

4

x

12

New construction, assurance of power supply for Hanoi

25

Hoa Binh – West of Hanoi

2

x

50

New construction

26

Yen My – branch to Pho Noi – Thuong tin

2

x

2

New construction

27

Connection to Bac Ninh 4

2

x

11

New construction

28

Increase of load capacity in Pha Lai – Bac Ninh

2

x

24

Renovation, transmission for power source in Dong Bac, prevention of overload

29

Increase of load capacity in Pha Lai – Hiep Hoa

1

x

58

Renovation, transmission for power source in Dong Bac, prevention of overload

30

Increase of load capacity in Dong Hoa – Thai Binh

2

x

53

Renovation, conformity to N-1 criterion

31

Branch to Quang Chau

4

x

6

New construction

32

Thuy Nguyen – branch to Hai Phong thermal power station – Vat Cach

4

x

2

New construction

33

Lang Son – Bac Giang

2

x

95

New construction

34

Hai Duong thermal power station – branch to Pha Lai – Hai Duong 2

4

x

2

New construction synchronized with the generator set 1 in Hai Duong thermal power station

35

Hai Duong thermal power station – Pho Noi 500kV

2

x

60

New construction synchronized with the generator set 2 in Hai Duong thermal power station

36

Thai Binh – Kim Dong

2

x

46

New construction, increase of power transmission capacity

37

Truc Ninh – branch to Nam Dinh – Ninh Binh

2

x

29

New construction connected the electrical substation in Truc Ninh

38

Nam Dinh – Ninh Binh, 2nd circuit

2

x

31

Renovation, exploitation of the output of Thai Binh thermal power station

39

Thai Binh – Thai Binh thermal power station

2

x

30

New construction, exploitation of the output of Thai Binh thermal power station

40

Thai Thuy – Thai Binh thermal power station

2

x

0,5

New construction, exploitation of the output of Thai Binh thermal power station

41

Truc Ninh – Thai Binh thermal power station

2

x

45

New construction, power transmission for Thai Binh thermal power station

42

Nho Quan – Thanh Nghi

2

x

25

New construction

43

Nho Quan – Phu Ly

1

x

40

Renovation, 2nd circuit, sharing the pylon with the 500kV power line in Nho Quan – Thuong Tin (2nd circuit), 200kV power line in Nho Quan – Thanh Nghi

44

Ninh Binh 2 – branch to Ninh Binh – Thai Binh

2

x

19

New construction

45

Vung Ang – Ba Don – Dong Hoi

2

x

85

New construction, increase of power transmission between the North and the Central

46

Trung Son hydropower plant – branch to Hoa Binh – Nho Quan

2

x

57

New construction synchronized with Trung Son hydropower plant

47

Thanh Son – branch to Trung Son – Nho Quan

2

x

0,5

New construction synchronized with Trung Son hydropower plant

48

Dong Van – branch to Hua Na – Thanh Hoa

2

x

0,5

New construction synchronized with Dong Van hydropower plant

49

Increase of load capacity in Nho Quan – Thanh Hoa

1

x

62

Renovation, transmission for power sources in North Central region

50

Hoi Xuan – branch to Trung Son – Nho Quan

2

x

16

New construction synchronized with Hoi Xuan hydropower plant

51

Branch to Quynh Luu

4

x

5

New construction

52

Vung Ang – Vung Ang thermal power station

2

x

3

New construction

53

Branch to Nong Cong

4

x

5

New construction

54

Viet Tri 500kV – branch to Phu Tho – Viet Tri

2

x

10

New construction

55

Khe Than – branch to Son Dong thermal power station – Trach Bach

2

x

3

New construction, specialized power supply

56

Van Dien – branch to Ha Dong – Thuong Tin

4

x

7

New construction, switching in Van Dien for receipt of power from 2 circuits of Hoa Binh hydropower plant

57

Branch to Bac Me

2

x

1

New construction

58

Muong La – branch to Son La 500kV – Son La

2

x

1,5

New construction

59

Viet Tri – Vinh Yen – Soc Son

2

x

74

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

60

Son Tay – Hoa Binh

1

x

49

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

61

Thai Nguyen – Bac Giang

1

x

68

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

62

Pha Lai – branch to Hai Duong thermal power station

2

x

17

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

63

Phu Ly – Nho Quan

2

x

37

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

64

Ha Dong – Phu Ly

1

x

43

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

 

Facilities built from 2021 to 2025

1

Connection to Bac Ninh 5

2

x

7

New construction

2

Viet Tri 500kV – Tam Duong

2

x

20

New construction

3

Tam Duong – Ba Thien

2

x

18

New construction

4

Ba Thien – Me Linh

2

x

20

New construction

5

Me Linh – branch to Soc Son – Van Tri

2

x

3

New construction

6

Gia Loc – branch to Hai Duong thermal power station – Pho Noi

4

x

2

New construction

7

Duong Kinh – branch t o Dong Hoa – Dinh Vu

4

x

3

New construction connected to the electrical substation in Duong Kinh

8

My Ly – Ban Ve

2

x

72

New construction synchronized with My Ly hydropower plan, and suspended before the 1-circuit line

9

Nam Mo 1 – branch to My Ly – Ban Ve

2

x

18

New construction synchronized with Nam Mo (Vietnam) hydropower plant

10

Phu Tho 2 – branch to Son La – Viet Tri

2

x

5

New construction, 1-circuirt switching

11

Son La – Dien Bien

2

x

126

New construction

12

Vinh Tuong – Vinh Yen

2

x

8

New construction and renovation, switching to 2-circuit power line in Vinh Tuong – Vinh Yen

13

Yen Thuy – branch to Hoa Binh – Nho Quan

4

x

3

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

14

Dong Mo – branch to Bac Giang – Lang Son

4

x

3

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

15

Dai Tu – branch to Tuyen Quang – Luu Xa and Tuyen Quang hydropower plant – Thai Nguyen

4

x

3

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

16

Hai Phong 500kV – branch to Dong Hoa – Thai Binh

4

x

5

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

17

Hai Phong 500kV – Gia Loc

2

x

35

New construction, 4-wire phase

18

Lang Giang – branch to Bac Giang – Thai Nguyen

2

x

2

New construction, 1-circuirt switching

19

Bac Ninh 500kV – branch to Bac Ninh 2 – Pho Noi 500kV

4

x

3

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

20

Bac Ninh 500kV – Bac Ninh 4

2

x

15

New construction, 4-wire  phasing

21

Gia Luong (Bac Ninh 6) – branch to Bac Ninh 2 – Pho Noi 500kV

4

x

2

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

22

Long Bien – Mai Dong

2

x

20

New construction, line phasing

23

Dong Anh 500kV – Van Tri 2

2

x

16

New construction, line phasing

24

Vinh Yen 500kV – Ba Thien

2

x

10

New construction, 2-wire or 4-wire phasing

25

Vinh Yen 500kV – Vinh Yen

2

x

16

New construction, 4-wire phasing, partial renovation of the existing power line in Vinh Yen – Soc Son

26

Vinh Yen 500kV – branch to Ba Thien – Me Linh

4

x

3

New construction, 4-wire phasing

27

West of Hanoi – branch to Chem – Tay Ho

2

x

25

New construction, switching to the power line in Hoa Binh – West of Hanoi for direct power supply from Hoa Binh hydropower plant to Chem and Tay Ho

28

Ung Hoa – branch to Ha Dong – Phu Ly

2

x

4

New construction, 1-circuirt switching

29

My Dinh – branch to West of Hanoi – Chem

4

x

1

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

30

Connection to Hai Phong 3 thermal power station

 

92

New construction, further research required

31

Thai Binh 500kV – branch to Thai Binh – Kim Dong

4

x

5

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

32

Thai Binh 500kV – Thanh Nghi

2

x

34

New construction, 2-wire or 4-wire phasing

33

Pho Cao – branch to Thai Binh – Kim Dong

4

x

2

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

34

Vu Thu – branch to Thai Binh – Nam Dinh and Thai Binh – Ninh Binh 2

4

x

5

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

35

Hai Hau – Truc Ninh

2

x

16

New construction

36

Thanh Hoa 500kV – branch to Nghi Son – Ba Che

4

x

5

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

37

Nong Cong – branch to Nghi Son – Ba Che

4

x

2

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

38

Thanh Hoa 500kV –  Sam Son

2

x

25

New construction

39

Nam Cam – branch to Nghi Son thermal power station – Vinh and Quynh Luu – Vinh

4

x

3

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

40

Nghi Son thermal power station – branch to Nghi Son – Vinh

2

x

10

New construction, switching from the electrical substation in Vinh to the 500kV electrical substation in Nghi Son

41

Suspension of 2nd circuit in Thanh Hoa – Nghi Son – Quynh Luu

1

x

70

Suspension of the 2ndcircuit of the new power line

42

Thach Khe – Ha Tinh 500kV

2

x

15

New construction

43

Ninh Binh – Tam Diep – Bim Son

2

x

27

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

44

Son La – Phu Tho – Viet Tri

1

x

192

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

45

Connection to Yen Hung

2

x

12

New construction

46

Van Tri – Tay Ho

1

x

7

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

 

Facilities built from 2026 to 2030

1

Luc Yen – branch to Bao Thang – Yen Bai

4

x

2

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

2

Son Tay 500kV – Vinh Yen

2

x

30

New construction and renovation

3

Son Tay 500kV – Son Tay

2

x

8

New construction

4

Tan Lac – branch to Hoa Binh – Yen Thuy

4

x

1

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

5

Tan Lac – branch to Trung Son hydropower plant

2

x

1

New construction, switching from Trung Son hydropower plant in Ban Uon to Tan Lac

6

Thai Nguyen 500kV – branch to Bac Kan – Thai Nguyen and Tuyen Quang – Thai Nguyen

4

x

3

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

7

Branch to Luu Xa

2

x

3

New construction, line switching from Tuyen Quang – Phu Binh

8

Thai Nguyen 500kV – Thai Nguyen

2

x

5

New construction, line switching, direct connection from the 500kV electrical substation in Thai Nguyen to Luu Xa, Phu Binh

9

Son My thermal power station – Chu

2

x

30

New construction, increase of reliability in power supply

10

Dong Mo – Chu

2

x

30

New construction, increase of reliability in power supply

11

Bac Giang 500kV – branch to Bac Giang – Thai Nguyen

2

x

10

New construction

12

Bac Giang 500kV – branch to Bac Giang – Dong Mo

2

x

10

New construction, line switching, direct connection from the 500kV electrical substation in Bac Giang to Dong Mo

13

Song Cong – branch to Phu Binh – Hiep Hoa

4

x

5

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

14

New Dong Bac coal-based thermal power station (Hai Ha 500kV) – Mong Cai

2

x

38

New construction

15

New Dong Bac coal-based thermal power station (Hai Ha 500kV) – Hai Ha

2

x

3

New construction

16

Ha Long – Quang Ninh

2

x

10

New construction, 2-wire or 4-wire phasing

17

Hai Phong 500kV – Do Son

2

x

25

New construction, 2-wire or 4-wire phasing

18

Hai Phong 500kV – Duong Kinh

2

x

15

New construction, 4-wire phasing

19

Tu Ky – branch to Gia Loc – Hai Phong 500kV

4

x

2

New construction

20

Phuc Dien – branch to Gia Loc – Pho Noi 500kV

4

x

2

New construction

21

Dong Anh 500kV – Dong Ky

2

x

8

New construction, 4-wire phasing

22

Dong Anh 2 – branch to Dong Anh – Van Tri

4

x

2

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

23

Soc Son 2 – branch to Dong Anh – Hiep Hoa

2

x

10

New construction, 1-circuirt switching

24

West of Hanoi – branch to Ha Dong – Thanh Cong

2

x

12

New construction, line switching, direct power supply from the West of Hanoi to Thanh Cong

25

Ha Dong – Phu Ly

2

x

50

Upgrade to double circuit

26

Chuong My – branch to Ha Dong – Ung Hoa

4

x

10

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

27

Ung Hoa – branch to Ha Dong – Phu Ly

2

x

4

New construction, switching on the remaining circuit

28

South of Hanoi 500kV – branch to Ha Dong – Phu Ly

4

x

2

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

29

Thuan Thanh – branch to Bac Ninh – Pho Noi

2

x

6

New construction, 1-circuirt switching

30

Long Bien 500kV – branch to Long Bien – Mai Dong

4

x

2

New construction, 4-wire phasing

31

Long Bien 500kV – branch to Long Bien – Bac Ninh 2

2

x

5

New construction, line switching, direct connection from Long Bien 500kV to Bac Ninh 2

32

Thai Binh 500kV – Hung Yen City

2

x

15

New construction

33

Ly Nhan – branch to Thai Binh 500kV – Thanh Nghi

4

x

2

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

34

Nam Dinh 2 – branch to Nam Dinh -Ninh Binh & Vu Thu – Ninh Binh 2

4

x

3

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

35

Nam Dinh 2 – branch to Truc Ninh

2

x

2

New construction, line switching, direct connection from Nam Dinh 2 to Truc Ninh

36

Quynh Phu – branch to Hai Phong 500kV – Thai Binh I

4

x

2

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

37

Thanh Hoa 500kV – Hau Loc

2

x

27

New construction, 4-wire phasing

38

Nam Dinh I thermal power station – Hau Loc

2

x

40

New construction

39

Nam Dinh I thermal power station – Ninh Binh 2

2

x

25

New construction

40

Nam Dinh I thermal power station – Hai Hau

2

x

10

New construction

41

Tam Diep – branch to Bim Son – Ninh Binh

2

x

5

New construction, 1-circuirt switching

42

Can Loc – branch to Vinh – Ha Tinh

4

x

2

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

43

Tuong Duong – branch to Ban Ve hydropower plant – Do Luong

2

x

3

New construction, 1-circuirt switching

44

Tuong Duong – branch to Nam Mo – Ban Ve

1

x

6

New construction, line switching in Nam Mo – Tuong Duong

45

Tuong Duong – Do Luong

1

x

118

New construction, conformity to N-1 criterion

46

Do Luong – Nam Cam

2

x

45

New construction, conformity to N-1 criterion

47

Ha Tinh 500kV – Hung Dong

2

x

63

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

48

Phu Tho – Viet Tri

2

x

34

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

Table 5. List of 220kV electrical substations in the Central by 2030

No.

Project name

Transformer set(s) x MVA

 Note

 

Facilities built from 2016 to 2020

1

Doc Soi

1 x

125 Renovation, replacement of the 63MVA transformer set

2

Ngu Hanh Son

1 x

250 New construction (former name: District 3 substation)

3

Hoa Khanh

1 x

250 Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set for prevention of overload

4

Son Ha

2 x

125 New construction subject to the progress of the hydropower project

5

Thanh My

1 x

125 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set, small-scale hydropower transmission, prevention of overload for the 1sttransformer set

6

Hai Chau

1 x

250 New construction, prevention of overload

7

Phong Dien

1 x

125 New construction, increase of reliability

8

Quang Ngai

1 x

125 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set, prevention of overload

9

Dong Ha

1 x

125 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set, power supply in dry season

10

Duy Xuyen

1 x

125 New construction

11

Kon Tum

1 x

125 New construction, transmission of hydroelectricity in Kon Tum

12

Buon Kuop

1 x

125 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set, overload prevention, under the power plant’s management

13

Krong Buk

1 x

250 Renovation, replacement of the 1sttransformer set, prevention of overload

14

Dak Nong

2 x

125 New construction

15

Chu Se

1 x

125 New construction

16

Tuy Hoa

1 x

125 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set, prevention of overload

17

Quy Nhon

1 x

250 Renovation of the 2nd transformer set for increase of capacity

18

Phu My

1 x

125 New construction, assurance of reliability

19

Nha Trang

1 x

250 Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set

20

Thap Cham

1 x

125 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

21

Van Phong

1 x

250 New construction

22

Phuoc An

1 x

125 New construction, installation of the transformer set in the circuit breaker station

23

Pleiku

1 x

250 Renovation, replacement of the 1sttransformer set

24

Aluminum smelting

6 x

174 New construction of 6 transformer sets at 220/99/22 kV ­- 174/174/65 MVA and 2 transformer sets at 220/22/10 kV – 70 MVA

 

Facilities built from 2021 to 2025

1

Ba Don

1 x

125 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

2

Hue

1 x

250 Renovation, replacement of the 1sttransformer set

3

Tam Ky

1 x

125 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

4

Dong Ha

1 x

250 Renovation, replacement of the 1sttransformer set

5

Krong Ana

2 x

125 New construction

6

Chu Se

1 x

125 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

7

Tuy Hoa

1 x

250 Renovation of the 2nd transformer set for increase of capacity

8

Cam Ranh

1 x

250 New construction

9

Lao Bao

1 x

125 New construction connected to wind-based power plants

10

Kon Tum

1 x

125 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

11

Dong Hoi

1 x

250 Renovation, replacement of the 1sttransformer set

12

Hoa Khanh

1 x

250 Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

13

Tam Hiep

2 x

125 New construction

14

Dung Quat

1 x

125 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

15

Dung Quat 2

1 x

250 New construction

16

Phuoc An

1 x

250 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

17

Phu My

1 x

125 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

18

Cam Ranh

1 x

250 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

19

Ninh Hoa

2 x

250 New construction

20

Krong Buk

1 x

250 Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

21

Buon Kuop

1 x

250 Renovation, replacement of the 1sttransformer set

22

Chan May

1 x

125 New construction

 

Facilities built from 2026 to 2030

1

Dong Hoi

1 x

250 Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

2

Lao Bao

1 x

125 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

3

Dong Ha

1 x

250 Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

4

Ngu Hanh Son

1 x

250 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set (former name: District 3 substation)

5

An Don

1 x

250 New construction

6

Thanh My

1 x

250 Renovation, replacement of the 1sttransformer set

7

Tam Ky

1 x

250 Renovation, replacement of the 1sttransformer set

8

Tam Hiep

1 x

250 Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

9

Bac Chu Lai

1 x

125 New construction

10

Hue

1 x

250 Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

11

Chan May

1 x

125 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

12

Lien Chieu

2 x

250 New construction

13

Doc Soi

1 x

 250 Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

14

Dung Quat 2

1 x

 250 Renovation

15

Dung Quat

1 x

 250 Renovation, replacement of 2 transformer sets

16

Quang Ngai

1 x

 250 Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

17

Quang Ngai 2

1 x

 250 New construction

18

Phuoc An

1 x

 250 Renovation, replacement of the 1sttransformer set

19

Phu My

1 x

 250 Renovation, replacement of the 1sttransformer set

20

Song Cau

2 x

 125 New construction

21

Nhon Hoi

1 x

 250 New construction

22

Van Phong

1 x

 250 Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

23

Bo Y

1 x

 125 New construction

24

Pleiku

1 x

 250 Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

25

Buon Kuop

1 x

 250 Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

Table 6. List of 220kV power lines in the Central by 2030

No.

Project name

Circuit(s) x km

 Note

 

Facilities built from 2016 to 2020

1

Ngu Hanh Son – branch to Da Nang – Tam Ky

2

x

12

New construction

2

Dong Hoi – Dong Ha

2

x

108

New construction of the 2nd circuit, increase of power transmission between the North and the Central

3

Dong Ha – Hue

2

x

68

New construction of the 2nd circuit, increase of power transmission between the North and the Central

4

Phong Dien – branch to Dong Hoi – Hue

4

x

5

New construction

5

Hoa Khanh – Hai Chau

2

x

10

New construction

6

Duy Xuyen – branch to Da Nang – Tam Ky

4

x

2

New construction

7

Xekaman 1 – Pleiku

2

x

133

New construction, use of the surveyed 500kV line (in Vietnam’s territory)

8

Pleiku 2 – branch to Pleiku – Se San 4

4

x

16

New construction connected to Pleiku 2 500kV electrical substation

9

Connection to the aluminum smelting factory

6

x

10

New construction

10

An Khe biomass power plant – branch to Pleiku – An Khe hydropower plant

2

x

1

New construction, exploitation of the output of An Khe biomass power plant

11

Pleiku 2 – branch to Pleiku – Krong Buk

2

x

13

New construction connected to Pleiku 2 500kV electrical substation

12

Pleiku 2 – Krong Buk

1

x

141

New construction of 2nd circuit, increase of reliability

13

An Khe – Pleiku 2

1

x

120

New construction of 2nd circuit, increase of reliability

14

An Khe – Quy Nhon

1

x

46

New construction of 2nd circuit, conformity to N-1 criterion

15

Quang Ngai – Phuoc An

2

x

135

New construction

16

Phu My – branch to Phuoc An – Quang Ngai

2

x

2

New construction

17

Thuong Kon Tum – Quang Ngai

2

x

76

New construction synchronized with Thuong Kon Tum hydropower plant

18

Chu Se – branch to Pleiku – Krong Buk

2

x

2

New construction

19

Duc Trong – branch to Da Nhim – Di Linh

2

x

7

New construction

20

Tuy Hoa – Nha Trang

1

x

129

Renovation, suspension of the 2nd circuit

21

Nha Trang – Thap Cham

2

x

105

New construction, exploitation of electric output from Vinh Tan

22

Van Phong – branch to Nha Trang – Tuy Hoa

4

x

3

New construction

 

Facilities built from 2021 to 2025

1

Thanh My 500kV – Duy Xuyen

2

x

57

New construction, increase of reliability in power supply for Da Nang City

2

Krong Ana – branch to Krong Buk – Buon Kuop

2

x

12

New construction

3

Cam Ranh – branch to Thap Cham – Nha Trang

4

x

2

New construction

4

Lao Bao – Dong Ha

2

x

52

New construction, transmission of wind-based electricity

5

Hai Chau – Ngu Hanh Son

2

x

15

New construction, increase of reliability in power supply for Da Nang City

6

Tam Hiep – Doc Soi

2

x

14

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Tam Hiep

7

Doc Soi – Quang Ngai

1

x

60

Renovation of the 2nd circuit

8

Dung Quat 2 – Dung Quat thermal power station

2

x

15

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Dung Quat 2

9

Dung Quat thermal power station – branch to Dung Quat – Doc Soi

4

x

1

New construction, exploitation of the output of Dung Quat thermal power station

10

Dung Quat thermal power station – Doc Soi

2

x

5

New construction, exploitation of the output of Dung Quat thermal power station

11

Nha Trang – Krong Buk

1

x

147

New construction of the 2nd circuit

12

Ninh Hoa – branch to Tuy Hoa – Nha Trang

4

x

5

New construction

13

220kV circuit breaker station – 500kV electrical substation in Krong Buk – Krong Buk

4

x

30

New construction connected to 220kV breaker station and 500kV substation in Krong Buk

14

220kv circuit breaker station – 500kV electrical substation in Van Phon – Ninh Hoa

2

x

25

New construction, exploitation of the output of Van Phong 1 thermal power station

15

220kv circuit breaker station – 500kV electrical substation in Van Phong – branch to Ninh Hoa – Tuy Hoa 1

2

x

25

New construction, exploitation of the output of Van Phong 1 thermal power station

 

Facilities built from 2026 to 2030

1

An Don – branch to Hai Chau – Ngu Hanh Son (District 3)

2

x

1

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in An Don

2

Bac Chu Lai – branch to Tam Ky – Doc Soi

4

x

3

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Bac Chu Lai

3

Quang Ngai 2 – branch to Doc Soi – Quang Ngai

4

x

3

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Quang Ngai 2

4

Bo Y – Kon Tum

2

x

60

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Bo Y

5

220kV circuit breaker station – 500kV electrical substation in Binh Dinh – branch to Phuoc An – Phu My

4

x

20

New construction connected to 220kV breaker station and 500kV substation in Binh Dinh

6

220kV circuit breaker station – 500kV electrical substation in Binh Dinh – Nhon Hoi

2

x

22

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Nhon Hoi

7

Song Cau – branch to Quy Nhon – Tuy Hoa

2

x

3

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Song Cau

8

Nhon Hoi – Song Cau

2

x

75

New construction

9

Song Cau – Tuy Hoa

2

x

40

New construction

10

Van Phong thermal power station – branch to Ninh Hoa – Van Phong

2

x

25

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Van Phong

11

Nha Trang – Ninh Hoa

2

x

129

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

Table 7. List of 220kV electrical substations in the South by 2030

No.

Project name

Transformer set(s) x MVA

 Note

 

Facilities built from 2016 to 2020

1

Duc Trong

2 x 125

New construction, increase of reliability in power supply

2

Thap Cham

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

3

Ham Tan

1 x 250

New construction, increase of reliability in power supply

4

Ham Tan

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

5

Bao Loc

1 x 125

Renovation, replacement of the 63MVA transformer set

6

Da Nhim

2 x 125

Renovation, transformer set replacement

7

Vung Tau

2 x 250

New construction, increase of reliability in power supply for Vung Tau City

8

My Xuan

2 x 250

New construction, prevention of overload in Phu My

9

Tan Thanh

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 3rdtransformer set, prevention of overload, supply of power to the Southern petrochemical complex

10

Chau Duc

1 x 250

New construction, supply of power to Chau Duc industrial zone

11

Tri An

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 125MVA transformer set

12

Thuan An

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

13

Binh Long

1 x 250

Renovation

14

Tan Uyen

2 x 250

New construction synchronized with the 500kV substation in Tan Uyen

15

Duc Hoa 1

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

16

Tay Ninh 2

1 x 250

New construction, supply of power to Phuoc Dong Boi Loi industrial zone

17

Nhon Trach City

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set, reduction of electrical load in Long Thanh

18

Tam Phuoc

1 x 250

New construction

19

Uyen Hung

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

20

Chon Thanh (Binh Long 2)

1 x 250

New construction in the 500kV electrical substation in Chon Thanh

21

Ben Cat

2 x 250

New construction

22

Ben Cat 2

2 x 250

New construction

23

Binh Long

1 x 250

Renovation of the 1st transformer set for increase of capacity

24

District 8

2 x 250

New construction

25

High tech zone0}

2 x 250

New construction

26

Vinh Loc

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the temporary substation with the official one

27

Tan Cang

2 x 250

New construction

28

Dam Sen

2 x 250

New construction

29

Thu Thiem

1 x 250

New construction

30

Tan Son Nhat

2 x 250

New construction

31

Mo Cay

1 x 125

New construction

32

Tra Vinh

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

33

Cao Lanh

2 x 250

Renovation, replacement of two 125MVA transformer sets

34

Can Duoc

1 x 250

New construction

35

Ben Luc

1 x 250

New construction, reduction of electrical load in Long An

36

Tra Noc

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 100MVA transformer set

37

Sa Dec

2 x 250

New construction

38

Long Xuyen 2

1 x 250

New construction

39

Kien Binh

2 x 250

Renovation, increase of power supply in Phu Quoc

40

Soc Trang

1 x 250

Renovation of the 1st transformer set at full load

41

Rach Gia

1 x 250

Renovation for increase of capacity

42

Chau Thanh (Hau Giang)

1 x 250

New construction

43

Can Tho

1 x 250

New construction

44

Vinh Long 2

1 x 250

Renovation of the 2nd transformer set for increase of capacity

45

Tra Vinh

1 x 250

Renovation of the 1st transformer set for increase of capacity

46

Gia Rai

1 x 125

New construction, prevention of overload in 110kV grid

47

Ca Mau

1 x 250

Renovation of the 1st transformer set for increase of capacity

48

An Phuoc

2 x 250

New construction

 

Facilities built from 2021 to 2025

1

Tay Ninh

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

2

Xuan Loc

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

3

VSIP

2 x 250

New construction

4

Binh Long 2

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

5

Can Duoc

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

6

Ben Luc

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

7

Long Xuyen 2

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

8

Gia Rai

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

9

Thot Not

1 x 250

Renovation, transformer set replacement

10

Phan Ri

1 x 250

New construction

11

Chau Duc

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

12

Dat Do

2 x 250

New construction

13

Bac Chau Duc

2 x 250

New construction in the 500kV electrical substation

14

Phu My 3 industrial zone

2 x 250

New construction

15

Thu Thiem

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

16

District 7

2 x 250

New construction

17

Cu Chi 2

2 x 250

New construction

18

Binh Chanh 1

2 x 250

New construction

19

Binh Long

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

20

Phuoc Long

1 x 250

New construction of the 1st transformer set

21

Tay Ninh 2

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

22

Tan Bien

2 x 250

New construction

23

Phuoc Dong

1 x 250

New construction

24

Chon Thanh

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2nd cascade transformer set in the 500kV substation

25

Lai Uyen

2 x 250

New construction

26

Tan Dinh 2

2 x 250

New construction

27

Binh My

1 x 250

New construction

28

Tri An

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

29

Long Khanh

2 x 250

New construction

30

Dinh Quan

2 x 250

New construction

31

Nhon Trach industrial zone

2 x 250

New construction

32

Duc Hoa

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 1st cascade transformer set in the 500kV electrical substation in Duc Hoa

33

Duc Hoa 2

2 x 250

New construction

34

Duc Hoa 3

2 x 250

New construction

35

Lap Vo

1 x 250

New construction

36

Chau Thanh

1 x 250

New construction

37

Go Cong

1 x 250

New construction

38

Ben Tre

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

39

Mo Cay

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

40

Tra Noc

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of two 125MVA transformer sets

41

O Mon

2 x 250

Renovation, replacement of 2 transformer sets

42

Can Tho

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

43

Duyen Hai

1 x 250

New construction

44

My Tu

1 x 125

New construction

45

Cai Be

1 x 250

New construction

46

Chau Thanh

1 x 125

New construction

47

Hon Dat circuit breaker station

 

New construction connected to Kien Giang thermal power station

48

Nam Can

1 x 250

New construction (former name: Cai Nuoc)

49

Long Son

1 x 250

New construction, supply of power on Long Son island

 

Facilities built from 2026 to 2030

1

Bao Loc

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 1sttransformer set

2

Duc Trong

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 1sttransformer set

3

Ninh Phuoc

1 x 250

New construction

4

Ham Thuan

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

5

Phan Thiet

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 1sttransformer set

6

Phan Ri

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

7

Ba Ria

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

8

Phu My City

2 x 250

New construction

9

Nam Hiep Phuoc

2 x 250

New construction

10

Binh Chanh 2

2 x 250

New construction

11

Phu Hoa Dong

1 x 250

New construction

12

Northwest of Cu Chi

1 x 250

New construction

13

Dong Xoai

1 x 250

New construction

14

Phuoc Dong

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

15

Ben Cau

2 x 250

New construction

16

Tay Ninh

2 x 250

New construction cascaded in the 500kV electrical substation in Tay Ninh

17

Tay Ninh 3

2 x 250

New construction

18

Binh My

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

19

Phu Giao

1 x 250

New construction

20

Ho Nai

2 x 250

New construction

21

Bien Hoa

2 x 250

New construction, reduction of electrical load in Long Binh

22

Dau Giay

2 x 250

New construction

23

Tam Phuoc

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

24

Duc Hoa

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2nd cascade transformer set in the 500kV electrical substation in Duc Hoa

25

Tan An

2 x 250

New construction

26

Duc Hoa 4

2 x 250

New construction

27

Thanh Binh

2 x 250

New construction

28

Hong Ngu

1 x 250

New construction

29

Chau Thanh (Hau Giang)

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

30

Cho Moi

1 x 250

New construction

31

Go Cong

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

32

Vinh Long 3

2 x 250

New construction

33

Ba Tri

1 x 250

New construction

34

Vinh Thuan

1 x 250

New construction

35

Thot Not

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

36

Tra Vinh

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

37

Soc Trang

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

38

My Tu

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

39

Chau Thanh

1 x 125

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

40

Hon Dat

1 x 250

New construction, installation of the 1sttransformer set

41

Bac Lieu 2

1 x 250

Renovation, replacement of the 2ndtransformer set

42

Nam Can

1 x 250

Renovation, installation of the 2ndtransformer set

 

Table 8. List of 220kV power lines in the South by 2030

No.

Project name

Circuit(s) x km

 Note

 

Facilities built from 2016 to 2020

1

Phan Thiet – Tan Thanh (Phu My 2 industrial zone)

2

x

144

New construction, exploitation of electric output from Vinh Tan

2

Increase of load capacity in Phu My – My Xuan

2

x

5

Renovation, prevention of overload

3

My Xuan – branch to Phu My – Cat Lai

4

x

0,5

New construction synchronized with the electrical substation in My Xuan

4

Ham Tan – branch to Phan Thiet – Tan Thanh

4

x

1

New construction synchronized with the electrical substation in Ham Tan

5

Di Linh – Bao Loc

1

x

34

New construction, suspension of 2-circuit line before 1-circuit line in consideration

6

Chau Duc – branch to Ham Tan – Tan Thanh

4

x

2

New construction

7

Phu My thermal power station – Tan Thanh

2

x

11

Renovation of the 110kV power line between Phu My thermal power station and Tan Thanh to 4-circuit power line

8

Cau Bong – Hoc Mon – branch to Binh Tan

4

x

7

New construction, 6-circuit arrangement in consideration

9

Cau Bong – Duc Hoa

4

x

12

New construction

10

High tech zone – Cat Lai

2

x

6,5

New construction, temporary use of 110kV line

11

Phu Lam – Hoc Mon

2

x

19

Renovation of 1-circuit line to 2-circuit line

12

Binh Chanh – District 8

2

x

6,5

New construction, underground line

13

My Tho 500 – branch to Long An – Cai Lay

4

x

3

New construction

14

Connection to Ben Luc

2

x

10

New construction

15

Tay Ninh – Binh Long

2

x

64

New construction, increase of reliability in power supply

16

Tan Uyen – Thuan An

2

x

8

New construction and renovation,  exploitation of the 500kV substation in Tan Uyen

17

Tan Uyen – branch to Thu Duc – Long Binh

4

x

8

New construction synchronized with the 500kV substation in Tan Uyen

18

Tay Ninh 2 – branch to Trang Bang – Tay Ninh

2

x

5

New construction

19

Tan Cang – Cat Lai

2

x

14

New construction, underground line

20

Junction from Vinh Loc to Hoc Mon – Binh Tan

2

x

5

New construction, 2-circuirt switching

21

Tam Phuoc – branch to Long Thanh – Long Binh

2

x

2

New construction

22

Phu Lam – Dam Sen

2

x

8

New construction

23

Connection to Thu Thiem

4

x

0,5

New construction

24

Ben Cat – branch to Binh Long – My Phuoc

4

x

2

New construction

25

Chon Thanh – branch to Binh Long – My Phuoc

4

x

10

New construction

26

Chon Thanh – Ben Cat

2

x

50

New construction

27

Hiep Binh Phuoc – Tan Son Nhat

2

x

7

New construction

28

Bien Hoa – branch to Tan Uyen – Long Binh

4

x

1

New construction

29

Song May – Tam Phuoc

2

x

20

New construction, reduction of electrical load in Song May – Long Binh

30

An Phuoc – branch to Long Binh – Long Thanh

4

x

5

New construction

31

Cat Lai – Thu Duc

2

x

9

Renovation, increase of load capacity

32

Can Duoc – branch to Phu My – My Tho

4

x

5

New construction

33

Sa Dec – branch to Vinh Long 2 – O Mon

2

x

5

New construction

34

Long Xuyen 2 – branch to Thot Not – Chau Doc

4

x

6

New construction

35

Cai Lay – Cao Lanh (2ndgenerator set)

1

x

54

New construction

36

Cao Lanh – Thot Not (2ndgenerator set)

1

x

27

New construction

37

Long Phu thermal power station – Can Tho – Tra Noc

2

x

95

New construction, exploitation of the output of Long Phu 1 thermal power station

38

Suspension of 2nd circuit of the power line from Soc Trang to O Mon

1

x

80

Renovation, exploitation of the output of Long Phu 1 thermal power station

39

Duc Hoa 500kV – Duc Hoa 1

4

x

22

New construction, 4-circuit line, suspension of 2 circuits in advance

40

Increase of load capacity in Ben Tre – My Tho

2

x

16

Renovation, exploitation of the output of Duyen Hai 1 and Duyen Hai 3 thermal power stations

41

Long Phu thermal power station – Soc Trang

2

x

25

New construction synchronized with Long Phu 1 thermal power station

42

Chau Thanh (Hau Giang) – branch to O Mon – Soc Trang

4

x

5

New construction

43

Duc Hoa 500kV – branch to Phu Lam – Long An

2

x

20

New construction

44

Dam Sen – Tan Son Nhat

2

x

6

New construction

45

Tan Son Nhat – Thuan An

2

x

15

New construction

46

Long Thanh 500kV – High tech zone

2

x

25

New construction, increase of power supply for Ho Chi Minh City

47

Long Thanh 500kV – branch to Long Thanh – Long Binh

4

x

12

New construction, 2-circuit switching on the existing power line

48

Ben Cat 2 – branch to Tan Dinh – Cu Chi

4

x

2

New construction

49

Ben Cat – Ben Cat 2

2

x

20

New construction, switching to Chon Thanh – Ben Cat 2

50

Thot Not – Long Xuyen – Chau Doc

2

 x

69

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

51

Cu Chi – Trang Bang

2

 x

15

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

52

Gia Rai – branch to Ca Mau thermal power station – Bac Lieu 2

4

x

2

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Gia Rai

 

Facilities built from 2021 to 2025

1

Bao Loc – Song May

1

x

127

Renovation, 2nd circuit, increase of reliability

2

Dinh Quan – branch to Bao Loc – Song May

4

x

1

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Dinh Quan

3

Phan Ri – branch to Phan Thiet – Vinh Tan

4

x

2

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Phan Ri

4

Bac Chau Duc – branch to Tan Thanh – Chau Duc

4

x

10

New construction

5

Son My – branch to Ham Tan – Chau Duc

4

x

4

New construction

6

Dat Do – branch to Son My – Chau Duc

4

x

2

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Dat Do

7

Phu My 3 industrial zone – branch to Tan Thanh – Bac Chau Duc

4

x

6

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Phu My 3 industrial zone

8

Tao Dan – Tan Cang

2

x

7

New construction, underground line

9

Binh Chanh 1 – Cau Bong

2

x

13

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Binh Chanh 1

10

Cu Chi 2 – branch to Cu Chi – Cau Bong

4

x

1

New construction

11

Thu Thiem – branch to Cat Lai – Tan Cang

2

x

2

New construction, underground line

12

District 7 – Nha Be

2

x

6

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in District 7

13

Binh Duong – branch to Uyen Hung – Song May

4

x

2

New construction

14

Binh My – branch to Song May – Binh Duong

4

x

2

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Binh My

15

VSIP – branch to Binh Hoa – Thuan An

4

x

2

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in VSIP

16

Tan Dinh 2 – branch to Tan Dinh – Ben Cat

4

x

2

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Tan Dinh 2

17

Lai Uyen – branch to Chon Thanh – My Phuoc

4

x

2

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Lai Uyen

18

Tan Bien – Tay Ninh

2

x

30

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Tan Bien

19

220kV busway – 500kV electrical substation in Tay Ninh – branch to Tay Ninh – Trang Bang

4

x

1

New construction connected to 220kV busway and 500kV substation in Tay Ninh

20

220kV busway – 500kV electrical substation in Tay Ninh – Phuoc Dong

2

x

36

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Phuoc Dong

21

Long Khanh – branch to Long Thanh – Xuan Loc

4

x

2

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Long Khanh

22

Nhon Trach City – Nhon Trach industrial zone

2

x

3

New construction

23

Nhon Trach industrial zone – Long Thanh 500kV

2

x

30

New construction

24

Duc Hoa 3 – 220kV busway and 500kV electrical substation in Duc Hoa

2

x

6

New construction synchronized with Duc Hoa 3 220kV electrical substation

25

Chau Thanh – branch to Chau Doc – Thot Not

4

x

2

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Chau Thanh (An Giang)

26

Lap Vo – 220kV circuit breaker station and 500kV electrical substation in Thot Not

2

x

22

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Lap Vo

27

Connection to Kien Giang thermal power station

 

 

20

New construction, further research required

28

Hon Dat busway – branch to Kien Binh – Rach Gia

2

x

2

New construction

29

Cai Be – branch to Cao Lanh – Cai Lay

4

x

3

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Cai Be

30

Chau Thanh – branch to O Mon – Long Phu

4

x

2

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Chau Thanh (Soc Trang)

31

My Tu – branch to Chau Thanh – Long Phu

2

x

2

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in My Tu

32

Ninh Kieu – branch to Tra Noc – Long Phu

4

x

4

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Ninh Kieu

33

Nam Can – Ca Mau 2

2

x

55

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Nam Can

34

Duyen Hai 2 – branch to Duyen Hai thermal power station – Mo Cay

4

  x

2

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Duyen Hai 2

35

Go Cong – Can Duoc

2

x

20

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Go Cong

36

O Mon – Sa Dec – Vinh Long – Cai Lay

2

x

75

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

37

Xuan Loc – Long Khanh – Long Thanh

2

x

58

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

38

My Tho – Long An

2

x

27

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

39

Connection to Long An 1 thermal power station

60

New construction, further research required

40

Rach Gia – Hon Dat

2

x

40

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

41

Phu Lam – Vinh Loc – Hoc Mon

2

x

36

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

42

Long Son – branch to Chau Duc – Phu My 3 industrial zone

2

x

8

New construction

43

Phuoc Long – branch to Binh Long – Dak Nong

2

x

5

New construction

 

Facilities built from 2026 to 2030

1

Ninh Phuoc – branch to Thap Cham – Vinh Tan

4

x

2

New construction

2

Song May – Long Binh

1

x

17

Renovation, 2nd circuit, increase of reliability

3

Ho Nai – branch to Song May – Tam Phuoc

4

x

2

New construction

4

Phu My City – branch to Bac Chau Duc – Phu My 3 industrial zone

4

x

8

New construction

5

Phu Giao – branch to Uyen Hung – Binh Duong 1

4

x

4

New construction

6

Phu Hoa Dong – branch to Cu Chi 2 – Cu Chi

4

x

2

New construction

7

Cu Chi 3 – 220kV busway and 500kV electrical substation in Cu Chi

2

x

5

New construction

8

Tay Ninh 3 – branch to Tay Ninh 2 – Tay Ninh 1 busway

4

x

3

New construction

9

220kV circuit breaker and 500kV electrical substation in Tay Ninh – branch to Tay Ninh 2 – Trang Bang

4

x

2

New construction

10

Binh Long 2 – branch to Binh Long – Chon Thanh

4

x

4

New construction synchronized with the 220kV electrical substation in Binh Long 2

11

Ben Cau – branch to Tay Ninh 2 busway – Trang Bang

4

x

4

New construction

12

Duc Hoa 4 – 220kV busway and 500kV substation in Duc Hoa

2

x

7

New construction

13

220kV busway and 500kV electrical substation in Duc Hoa – branch to Phu Lam – Ben Luc

2

x

20

New construction

14

Binh Chanh 2 – branch to Phu Lam – Duc Hoa busway

4

x

2

New construction

15

Dau Giay – 220kV busway and 500kV electrical substation in Dong Nai 2

2

x

20

New construction

16

Bien Hoa – branch to Long Binh – Tan Uyen busway

4

x

2

New construction

17

Hong Ngu – Chau Doc

2

x

34

New construction

18

Hong Ngu – 220kV busway and 500kV electrical substation in Dong Thap

2

x

24

New construction

19

Thanh Binh – 220kV circuit breaker station and 500kV electrical substation in Dong Thap

2

x

7

New construction

20

Cho Moi – 220kV busway and 500kV electrical substation in Dong Thap

2

x

12

New construction

21

Cho Moi – Chau Thanh

2

x

15

New construction

22

Vinh Thuan – branch to Rach Gia – Ca Mau thermal power station

2

x

2

New construction

23

220kV busway and 500kV electrical substation in Tien Giang – branch to Vinh Long 2 – Sa Dec

4

x

15

New construction

24

220kV busway and 500kV electrical substation in Tien Giang – branch to Cao Lanh – Cai Be

4

x

4

New construction

25

Vinh Long 3 – branch to Vinh Long 2 – Tra Vinh

4

x

2

New construction

26

Ba Tri – Ben Tre

2

x

18

New construction

27

Tan An – branch to My Tho – Can Duoc

4

x

5

New construction

28

Connection to Long An 2 thermal power station

62

New construction, further research required

29

Dong Xoai – Chon Thanh

2

x

39

New construction

30

Nam Hiep Phuoc – branch to Phu My – Can Duoc

4

x

2

New construction

31

Connection to Tan Phuoc power center

120

New construction, further research required

32

Ca Mau 2 – Ca Mau thermal power station

2

x

6

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

33

Chon Thanh – Binh Long

2

x

30

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

34

Tan Dinh – Binh Hoa – VSIP – Hoc Mon

2

x

22

Renovation, increase of load capacity, conformity to N-1 criterion

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