Krong No 3 hydropower plant’s first turbine operational

Monday, 2016-02-22 11:44:31
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The Krong No 3 hydropower plant is scheduled to be completed on March 30. (Photo:
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NDO - The first turbine of the Krong No 3 hydropower plant officially commenced generating electricity to the national grid on February 21.

When fully operational, the turbine is expected to provide 176 million kWh of energy a year, contributing to economic development for the Central Highlands region in particular and the country in general.

The new facility is part of the Krong No hydropower project, located in the Central Highlands provinces of Lam Dong and Dak Lak.

The project includes two hydropower plants: Krong No 2 and Krong No 3.

The Krong No hydropower project is designed to have a combined capacity of 48 MW, with a total investment of VND1,850 billion (over US$82.7 million).

The project also aims to fuel the socio-economic development and help ensure security-defence in the Central Highlands region.