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Toshiba to work on Van Phong 1 coal-fired power plant in Vietnam

Christian Fernsby |
Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions Corporation announced that the four-party consortium of Toshiba ESS, IHI Corporation, CTCI Corporation and Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction got an EPC contract from Van Phong Power Company Limited (hereinafter VPCL), a Vietnamese company invested in by Sumitomo Corporation, and has started construction work for the Van Phong 1 Coal-Fired Power Plant in Vietnam.

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Toshiba ESS will be in charge of the design, manufacturing, installation and test operation for the stream turbines and generators (STGs) used in the project.

The plant is scheduled to start commercial operation by the end of 2023.

The power station that VPCL will build, own and transfer is a coal-fired power plant located in the Van Phong Special Economic Zone, Khánh Hòa Province in the southern part of Vietnam with a generation capacity of 1,320 MW (two units of 660 MW).

The electricity generated from this plant will be sold to Vietnam Electricity (EVN), the country’s state-owned utility, over a period of 25 years.

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