Ganh Dau power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Gành Dầu power station was a 200-megawatt (MW) coal plant under development on Phú Quốc Island in Kiên Giang province, Vietnam.


The map below shows the approximate location where the plant would be built in Gành Dầu commune, Phú Quốc Island district.

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In March 2010, the Vietnamese government agreed to the construction of a 200-MW, $357 million coal power plant on the island of Phú Quốc, off the far southern coast of Vietnam. The plant would be built by the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin). At that time, the first phase of the project was projected to be operational in 2015.[1]

However, no news on this plant is available since 2011, and other sources list the project as being cancelled.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin)
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Gành Dầu commune, Phú Quốc Island district, Kiên Giang province, Vietnam
  • Coordinates: 10.37207, 103.84752 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity: 200 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing: Self-financed (Vinacomin)

Articles and resources


  1. 356.8 Million USD to Build Thermo-Electric Plant in Phu Quoc, Vietnam Breaking News, March 22, 2010.

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