Vietnam’s second-largest electricity producer, PetroVietnam Power Corporation (PV Power), and the managing board issued the bidding information to call for investors for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) package for Nhon Trach 3 and 4 thermal power plants.
The EPC contract of Nhon Trach 3 and 4 is expected to be implemented in three years.
The bidding is expected to start at 14:00 PM on July 6, 2021.
The project, which is invested by PV Power, combines 18 bidding packages. It has a total investment capital of VND32.48 trillion ($1.4 billion), VND24.73 trillion ($1.1) of which is allocated for the EPC contract.
According to the plan, the two thermal power plants will cover an area of 34 hectares with generation capacity of 750-800MW each.
Nhon Trach 3 will occupy nearly 16.6ha, while the second power plant will spread over 17.4ha (excluding the complex area, surface water, and public service buildings).
Each plant will use 570,000 tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) year, imported via the Thi Vai storage terminal.
Nhon Trach 3 is expected to start commercial operation in the fourth quarter of 2023, while Nhon Trach 4 is expected to start commercial operation in the second quarter 2024.
The Nhon Trach 3 and Nhon Trach 4 thermal power plants have been approved by former-Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to complement the adjusted Power Development Plan VII (PDP7) in Decision No.212/TTg-CP dated February 13, 2017 and by the Ministry of Industry and Trade in the adjustment of Nhon Trach Power Station under Decision No.3453/QD-BCT dated September 6, 2017.