EVN works with Lao businesses on cooperation in electricity trading

On the afternoon of November 9, in Hanoi, Mr. Tran Dinh Nhan – President and CEO of Vietnam Electricity (EVN) had an online meeting with leaders of Électricité du Laos (EDL) and EDL – Generation Public Company (EDL-Gen) on purchasing electricity from projects invested by these two businesses.

The cooperation in electricity trading between EVN and these two businesses is promoted under the policy of cooperation in energy development between the two countries.

  

EVN’s President and CEO Tran Dinh Nhan highly appreciated the cooperation relationship between EVN, EDL and EDL-Gen in the past time.

At the meeting, EVN and EDL discussed and agreed on the purchase of electricity from Nam Ou 5 Hydropower Plant (240MW) through the connection point to Dien Bien 220kV Substation and Nam Ngum 4 Hydropower Plant (240MW) which is expected to be connected to Nam Mo - Tuong Duong 220kV transmission line (under construction). The two sides also discussed and agreed on the conditions for EVN to report to the competent authorities as soon as possible on the policy of importing electricity from the above projects, serving as a basis for the two sides to negotiate and sign power purchase agreements.

With the EDL – Generation Public Company (EDL-Gen), EVN and this company discussed the purchase of electricity from hydropower plants that will be put into operation before December 31, 2025; in which priority is given to projects connecting to the North of Vietnam.

EVN (left photo) and EDL (right photo) discussed at the meeting. Screenshots.

Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Tran Dinh Nhan – President and CEP of EVN highly appreciated the cooperation and efforts of EDL and EDL-Gen in building and developing power generation projects to sell electricity to EVN. The leader of EVN also believed that the long-term relationship between EVN, EDL and EDL-Gen would become increasingly stable and develop further in the coming time, effectively realizing the common policy of Vietnamese and Lao leaders on cooperation in energy development between the two countries.


  • 09/11/2021 10:09
  • evn.com.vn
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