VietNamNet Bridge - Quang Tri province and the Thai International Power Company (Egati) have signed a memorandum of understanding on the construction of a thermal power plant with a total investment of $2.26 billion in Hai Lang District.
The signing ceremony between Quang Tri and Egati group.
The project will be carried out in the form of build-operate-transfer (BOT) form.
This is the first coal-fired power plant in Quang Tri province. The plant will have a capacity of 1,200 MW with two turbines.
Under the plan, the construction will commence in 2018, and in 2021 the first turbine will be put into operation.
This project is expected to satisfy the needs of electricity for development of Quang Tri province and the central region.
Previously, many thermal power project agreements worth billions of US dollars in the central region have been signed, including the Dung Quat and Vung Ang 2 projects.
At the signing ceremony, Quang Tri provincial leaders committed to creating favorable conditions for Egati to implement the project at the scheduled pace.