MOIT works with groups and corporations on solutions to ensure power supply security in 2024

On November 24, in Hanoi, Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien chaired a working session with three groups: Vietnam Electricity, Vietnam Oil and Gas, Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries, and corporations: Dong Bac and PV Gas on implementing the power supply plan, coal and gas supply chart for power production and solutions to ensure power supply security in 2024.

At the meeting, representatives of business leaders reported on the power supply situation, coal and gas supply for power production in 2023 and expected plans for 2024; difficulties and problems, and proposed solutions and recommendations to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) to ensure sufficient power supply in 2024 and sufficient coal and gas supply for power production in 2024.


Minister of Industry and Trade chairing the meeting

To ensure power supply security in the coming time, the Minister of Industry and Trade has requested that groups and corporations should not allow electricity shortages, coal and gas fuel shortages supplying power production in all circumstances to serve the economy and people's daily life; There must not be a break in energy supply and a prolonged breakdown of generator unit.

In addition, groups and corporations in the energy sector need to continue to fully implement the instructions of the Standing Government, the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Ministers, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and the Commission for Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC) on issues related to power supply, coal and gas supply for power production.

Chairman of EVN's Member Board speaking at working session

MOIT requests groups and corporations to strictly implement the 2024 Power Supply Plan and Coal Supply Chart approved by the MOIT; enhance effective coordination; well implement agreements on power purchase, coal supply, and gas supply for power production following the principle of all for common goals, for the national benefit; strictly implement the commitment terms in signed agreements on power purchase and coal/gas purchase for power production.

These groups and corporations are responsible for strengthen inspection and supervision of affiliated power plants’ owners in implementing: Directive No. 29/CT-TTg dated December 2, 2019, of the Prime Minister on continuing to strengthen state management of coal production and trading and coal supply for power production; Directive No. 20/CT-TTg dated June 8, 2023, on enhancing electricity saving in the 2023-2025 period and following years; Decision No. 279/QD-TTg dated March 8, 2018, approving the National Program on Demand Side Management for the 2018-2020 period, orientation to 2030; and tasks assigned by the Minister of Industry and Trade in relevant documents; Well implement communication work in the coming time so that people and economic components can share and support in overcoming difficulties in production and business activities...

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