Dung Quat EVN power station

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Dung Quat EVN power station is a proposed 2,250-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Dung Quat Economic Zone, Binh Thanh Commune, Binh Son District, Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam.[1] It is also called the Dung Quat Power Center.[2]

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the proposed power station in Dung Quat Economic Zone - Binh Son District, Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam.

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Background

Planning for the Dung Quat Power Center consists of three 750-megawatt combined cycle gas power plants. The Dung Quat I combined cycle gas turbine (commercial operations begin December 2023) and the Dung Quat III (commercial operations begin between December 2024-26) will be owned by Electricity of Vietnam (EVN).[3] The Dung Quat II combined cycle gas turbine (commercial operations begin December 2024) will be owned by Sembcorp[4]

In March 2017, Sembcorp Group signed with the Ministry of Industry and Trade to develop Dung Quat II.[4]

In April 2018, Quang Ngai Province and Sembcorp Group signed a memorandum of understanding to develop Dung Quat II.[4]

In July 2018, the Ministry of Industry and Trade approved the land for the project in Dung Quat Economic Zone.[5]

In Octboer 2109, Vietnam's Prime Minister approved investing for Dung Quat I and III.[3]

The Dung Quat Power Center also has room reserved for a fourth 750-MW power plant, as yet unplanned.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Vietnam Electricity (EVN) (units 1 and 3) and Sembcorp Group (unit 2)
  • Parent company: Vietnam Electricity (EVN)
  • Location: Dung Quat Economic Zone, Binh Thanh Commune, Binh Son District, Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam
  • Coordinates: 15.378141, 108.753724 (exact)[6]
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 2,250 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit 1: 750 MW per unit (start date 2023)
    • Combined-cycle unit 2: 750 MW per unit (start date 2024-2026)
    • Combined-cycle unit 3: 750 MW per unit (start date 2024)

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