65-billion Investment Brings Electricity to Remote Villages in Muong Khuong

14 villages with 774 households in particularly remote areas of Muong Khuong (Lao Cai) will be connected to national grid this year.

The delegates in the groundbreaking ceremony. Photo: EVNNPC

Northern Power Corporation (EVNNPC) has kicked off the power supply project to villages without connecting to the national grid in Muong Khuong district, Lao Cai province. This is a project owned by EVNNPC.

With the scale of 35km of 35kV lines, seventeen 35/0.4 kV substations with total capacity of 2,250 KVA and 42 km of 0.4 kV lines, the project brings significant change, contributing in poverty reduction, along with the great support from the Party helping to meet the need of the Muong Khuong people.

After  only 2 months after signing the power grid investment and development agreement between EVN and Lao Cai's People's Committee, the project finally deployed in Lao Cai province.

Muong Khuong district is a particularly far off, remote area in Lao Cai province, bordering China with 9/16 are border communes. This district has 14 ethnic groups with the population rate of 88.02% are ethnic minorities. Currently, there are 283 villages, approximately 19,000 households in Lao Cai province without electricity from the national grid.

  • 18/11/2016 01:25