Maintaining the security of power transmission in the pandemic center of Ho Chi Minh City

The COVID-19 pandemic has been developing complicatedly in Ho Chi Minh City, so the majority of employees of HCMC Power Transmission Department (under Power Transmission Company 4) have to carry out long-term concentrated isolation at workplaces. With the spirit of "power transmission soldiers", the unit has been ensuring good operation of 220 – 500kV substations and transmission lines in the city.

Operating  Phu Lam 500kV substation

The operating crew of three 500kV substations in Ho Chi Minh City area, including Phu Lam, Cau Bong and  Nha Be 500kV substations with a total of 54 employees have been working while isolatedly staying at the substations since 11 May 2021. Since 30 May 2021, Ho Chi Minh City Power Transmission Department has continued to make isolated arrangements for operators of 500kV, 220kV substations with manned, and the remaining mobile operation groups in the city and Long An province. Since 12 July 2021, the unit has arranged for staff to stay isolated at workplaces to manage and operate power transmission lines under the two transmission teams of Thu Duc and Nha Be.

As of 30 July 2021, there have been 181 employees of Ho Chi Minh City Power Transmission Department implementing concentrated isolation at workplaces, in which many employees have been isolated for nearly 3 months.

During this time, the operation of the power transmission system has been being carried out with great concentration; ensuring safe, reliable and stable operation of the transmission grid while strictly complying with COVID-19 prevention and control measures.

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