Vietnam invested $5.9B in power projects in 2016

The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) said it invested around $5.93 billion to boost the capacity of the national power grid in 2016.

As part of the investment in 2016, the EVN completed 297 projects related to modernization and expansion of the national grid, including transformer stations and transmission lines that are key to improving power security in the south; electricity transmission capacity between the north and the south; and electricity supply for the capital and key northern economic zones, reports VietnamNet.