HCMC – The 1,200-MW Thai Binh II thermal power plant in the northern province of Thai Binh was inaugurated today, April 27, with Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attending the ceremony, according to the local media.
The power station covers a total area of over 131 hectares in My Loc Commune, Thai Thuy District, and is operated by the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group.
With a capacity of 1,200 MW, the plant is expected to supply about 7.2 billion kWh of electricity to the national grid annually and generate annual revenue of around VND18 trillion.
This facility is expected to contribute over VND400 billion annually to the State budget and create jobs for more than 400 local workers.
Speaking at the ceremony, PM Pham Minh Chinh emphasized that the plant will help ensure energy security for the northern region and the whole country, especially during the hot season from May to July.
He asked the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group to continue accelerating the progress of other power projects, particularly the Long Phu I thermal power plant.