EVN’s remarkable Milestone of 2015

The year of 2015 is a remarkable year for Vietnam Electricity with many important events and impressive achievements. To mark the efforts, innovation and achievements of the year, the Electricity Review’s last issue of the year reviewed its remarkable milestones of EVN in 2015.

Updated 01-14-2016

On March 31, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai on behalf of the Government awarded the Decision appointing Mr. Duong Quang Thanh - Deputy General Director of EVN to hold the position of EVN Chairman of Management Board.

On August 3, Communist Party of Vietnam Electricity (EVN) successfully organized the 2nd Congress of the EVN Party Members - tenure from 2015 to 2020, elected the Party Executive Committee consisting of 27 members. Mr. Duong Quang Thanh - Chairman of EVN Management Board continues to be elected as the Party Secretary of the EVN Party Committee.

On June 30, Vu Huy Hoang - Minister of Industry and Trade awarded the Decision appointing Mr. Dang Hoang An - Deputy General Director of EVN to hold the postion of EVN General Director  

On August 21, in Hanoi, Vietnam Electricity successfully organized the 3rd Patriotic Emulation Congress (2015-2020). Many units and individuals were commended for gaining many achievements in the emulation movement of production and business. EVN will continue to promote the movement of labour emulation in all aspects, gradually developing EVN into a strong economic group, serving customers with better quality.

In December 2015 – for the first time ,Vietnam Electricity deployed the "Customers Appreciation" month. With the message "Responsible and transparent", the program with practical and meaningful actions has been deployed in all areas of the Electricity sector, across 63 provinces and cities throughout the country, in order to further improve quality of services and customer care.

On September 4, Member of the Political Bureau, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended the Commencement ceremony of the project to supply power from the national grid to Lai Son island commune (Kien Giang province). The project, being implemented within 2 years from 2015 to 2016, is expected to complete and supply power to about 1,956 households by April 2016.

On August 6, at Nam Nhun district, Lai Chau province, Vietnam Electricity held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the power supply target for 100% of communes in Lai Chau. In the 2004 - 2015 period, with a total % of households in Lai Continental has been fully energized.

On September 10, at Song Ma district, Son La province, groundbreaking ceremony of the project providing power from the national grid to households without electricity in Son La. The project has a total investment of nearly VND 153 billion, performed in 2 years (2015-2016), supplying electricity to 5,345 households in 72 hamlets of 5 communes in Mai Son and Song Ma districts.

On December 12, Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai pressed the button giving signals to start the Expansion Project of Da Nhim Hydropower Plant (Ninh Thuan province). The Project scale with installation of 01 new unit, 80 MW capacity, a total investment of over VND1,952 billion, is expected to be put into commercial operation in the second quarter of 2018.

In December 2015, the Contact Centers of EVNNPC, EVNHANOI, EVNSPC were officially launched. Along with two Contact Centers of EVNCPC and EVNHCMC which have been launched earlier, all customer inquiries during the use of electricity in the whole country will be responded quickly and conveniently.

On December 23, Member of the Political Bureau, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended the Celebration of the Success of Generator Unit 1, Lai Chau hydropower project and hang the Plate "The Project celebrating the 12th National Communist Party Congress". Unit 1 was put into operation three months ahead of the schedule, being an important precondition to accelerate the progress of the whole project. The project was completed in 2016, one year earlier than the plan setforth in the Resolution of the National Assembly, bringing in a benefit of VND7,000 billion for the country.

On December 24, the Ceremony of hanging the plate of the Project of Son La - Lai Chau 500 kV transmission line and extension of Son La 500 kV substation was organized. The project was completed 16 days ahead of the plan. The project will help transmit the entire transmission capacity from Lai Chau Hydropower Plant and small hydropower plants in the North-western region to the national power system, thus contributing to improve the power supply quality of the entire system.

On December 31, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai cut the inauguration band for the Ban Chat hydropower project and celebrated the operation of Generator Unit 1 of Huoi Quang Hydropower project. After being put into operation, the two plants will provide the national power system a total output of about 3,062 billion kWh/year; contribute to promote socio-economic development of the North-western region.