President Tran Dai Quang visits and wishes Happy Lunar New Year to Vietnam Electricity’s officials and staff

On the night of 15th February 2018, right before the lunar new year’s eve of 2018, President Tran Dai Quang and the delegation visited, encouraged and wished Happy Lunar New Year to Vietnam Electricity’s officials and staff (EVN).

President Tran Dai Quang visited and wished Happy Lunar New Year to official and staff of 220kV substation in Tay Ho (under Hanoi Power Corporation) and National Load Dispatch Center. At the EVN headquarter, the program is online connected to seven sites, including Hoa Binh, Son La, Lai Chau, Tri An hydropower plants and Hiep Hoa, Da Nang, Phu Lam 500 kV substations.

The president affirmed that despite of facing many difficulties and challenges, natural disasters and storms, floods with high frequency in the year 2017, causing great impacts on the country's production and business activities in general, in which EVN is one of the units suffering heavy losses, but the Group has made efforts to overcome and ensure sufficient supply of electricity for the country's socio-economic development and daily life of people.

In 2017, EVN supplied enough power for the socio-economic development of the country with commercial power output reaching over 174 billion kWh; the rate of total power loss of the Group was 7.24%, 0.23% lower than the plan. In particular, electricity access index has made a breakthrough, rising 32 levels compared to the 2016 and ranking 64/190 countries/economies.

EVN has supplied power to 99.98% of communes and 98.83% of rural households in the whole country. EVN closely cooperated with the Naval Command, the construction units to overcome all difficulties in weather conditions, promptly completed repairing and replacing batteries and equipment of the clean energy and lighting systems on the islands, ensured 24/24 power supply in order to contribute to maintaining the security of the marine and island sovereignty, ensuring a warm and sufficient Tet holiday for soldiers and people in the Spartly Archipelago (Trường Sa).

In 2018, EVN focuses on three strategic breakthroughs: institutional completion; construction of electricity infrastructure; improvement of human resource quality so as to ensure that by year 2020, the Group will be ranked in the top 4 leading power groups of ASEAN.

Some photos of President Tran Dai Quang and the delegation visiting and wishing Happy Lunar New Year to EVN’s officials and staff (Photos wered taken by correspondents of the Electricity Information Center)

President Tran Dai Quang and the delegation visiting and wishing Happy Lunar New Year to EVN’s officials, staff before the 2018 lunar new year’s eve

President Tran Dai Quang wishing the new year to all EVN’s officials and employees all over the country

President giving gifts to EVN’s

President visiting, encouraging officials and employees of the National Load Dispatch Center

President presenting new year gifts to officials, staff, of the National Load Dispatch Center

President visiting and wishing happy new year to staff of 220  kV substation in Tay Ho

Chairman of EVN Member Council-Duong Quang Thanh (first line, the second from left) presenting gifts to officials, employees of the 220 kV substation in Tay Ho


  • 15/02/2018 03:12
  • evn.com.vn