Mong Duong coal-fired power plant enters operation

Source: Pano feed

(VOV) – AES-VCM Mong Duong Power Company Limited (AES Mong Duong) on March 12 announced that the 621 MW Unit 1 of Mong Duong II, the first and largest BOT coal-fired power project in Vietnam, has entered commercial operations ahead of schedule.

Mong Duong II, with two units and total gross capacity of 1,242 MW has been in construction in Mong Duong Ward, Cam Pha City, Quang Ninh Province since December 2010. The total investment for the project is approximately US$US 2.1 billion.

The plant has worked over 42.5million man-hours and continues to progress very well with an average of 2,500 people still supporting the remaining portions of the project every day.


After completion of construction and commissioning activities of the entire power facility in the second half of 2015, Mong Duong II is forecasted to produce more than7.6 billion kWh of electricity annually. The project will supply electricity to Vietnam’s state-owned company, EVN, under the terms of a 25-year power purchase agreement.

CEO and Managing Director of AES Mong Duong, David Stone, said, “We are very excited with this remarkable achievement of Unit 1 entering commercial operations ahead of schedule. This is not only the success of AES Mong Duong, but also a clear demonstration of close cooperation through the years between AES Mong Duong and the Vietnamese Government and agencies.”

AES Mong Duong, Owner of Mong Duong II, is a limited liability company formed by the affiliates of The AES Corporation (USA), Posco Energy (Korea) and China Investment Corporation (China), with The AES Corporation as the largest shareholder.

Đăng ký: VietNam News