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Vietnam’s SPMB invites bids for 220 kV lines [free access]

June 9, 2017

Vietnam's Southern Vietnam Power Projects Management Board (SPMB), Branch of National Power Transmission Corporation (EVNNPT) has launched various transmission network tenders for the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) Power Transmission Investment Program, Tranche 3.

 

The first contract is for the construction of 220 kV transmission line No. 1 for the 500 kV Duc Hoa substation and connections. The second contract involves the construction of 220 kV transmission line No. 2 for the 500 kV Duc Hoa substation and connections. The third contract is for the construction of 500 kV transmission line for the 500 kV Duc Hoa substation and connections.

 

The contract duration for the three contracts is 540 days (18 months) from the date of award. The bid due date for the submission of three bids is July 13, 2017.

 

The ADB-funded project, involves construction of nearly 60 km of 500 kV, 64 km of 220 kV, and 3,700 MVA of transmission capacity in southern Vietnam, enabling electricity transmission from the power plant cluster in the southwest region to the national grid system, and improving the reliability and stability of power supply to major economic centres in the southern region.

 

The 10-year investment programme is expected to help Vietnam eliminate the bottlenecks of the electricity transmission system in North, Central and Southern regions, promote effective energy use of power plants currently being planned, and increase power availability across the country to create momentum for rapid economic growth.