Hon Chong power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Hòn Chông power station was a proposed 1,000-megawatt (MW) coal plant in Kiên Giang province, Vietnam.


The map below shows the location of Hòn Chông Cape, the possible location where the plant would be built in Kiên Lương district, Kiên Giang province.

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Several articles in 2006 and 2007 reported that Kiên Giang provincial authorities had decided in 2006 to allow Australian company Ensham Resources to build "a 1,000 MW [coal] power plant on Hon Chong Island with initial investment of US$1 billion." No such island exists; while there is a Hòn Chông Cape in Kiên Lương district of Kiên Giang province, no other mention of this supposed plant exists, and it is unclear whether the plant is in fact actually in development.[1] As of May 2019 there has been no further news about the project and it appears to be cancelled.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Ensham Resources
  • Parent company: Idemitsu Kosan
  • Location: Hòn Chông Cape, Kiên Lương district, Kiên Giang province, Vietnam
  • Coordinates: 10.15735, 104.62847 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity: 1,000 MW
  • Type: Unknown
  • Projected in service:
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  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Australian Firm to Build US$4 billion Power Plant in Vietnam, Vietnam Business Forum, Mar. 7, 2007.

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