The National Power Transmission Corporation (EVN NPT) at Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) plans to spend more than VND19.2 trillion ($813 million) on building 35 new power transmission projects and putting 44 others into operation in 2023.
It will focus on safely and stably operating power lines and power stations, particularly the 500kV North-South power line, to ensure electricity supply for 2023 and subsequent years. It will also take measures to proactively detect and prevent power incidents and reduce power losses.
Data from the National Load Dispatch Center shows that between January 20 and 26, the highest power consumption capacity in the national power system was about 24,300 MW daily. As a result, the average daily electricity consumption was approximately 440.6 million kWh.
During Tet (Lunar New Year), electricity consumption around the country was down 30.3 percent compared to the week before Tet. EVN reported no incidents affecting the country’s power supply during the Tet holiday.
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