LNG-to-power projects included in Vietnam’s National Planning

April 29, 2020

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The Ca Na phase I and Long Song phase I (Ba Ria-Vung) LNG-fired power projects have been added by the Government of Vietnam to its National Power Development Planning (PDP). The Ca Na LNG-fired power project is developed by the Thai energy group Gulf in the Ninh Thuan province. The first 1.5 GW phase that has been included in the PDP is expected to be commissioned in 2025-2026. The entire project will have a capacity of 6 GW, for a total investment of US$7.8bn. The first phase of the Long Song project (1,200-1,500 MW) is also scheduled to enter operations in 2025-2026. The project, developed by the state-owned electric utility Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), includes a 3.5 Mt/year LNG import terminal and three 1.2 GW CCGT power plants, with a combined capacity of 3.6 GW, for a total investment of US$4.4bn.