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China's Yunnan sends 2 bln kwh of electricity to Vietnam

Jul 11, 2007 - AsiaPulse

By June 30, Yunnan Power Grid had sent a total of 2.133 billion kilowatt-hours (kwh) of electricity to Vietnam, sources from Yunnan Power Grid Company disclosed.

Yunnan earned over US$40 million from its sales of electricity to Vietnam in the first half of this year, overfulfiling the target of "import and export growing 12 per cent year on year to reach US$34.32 million" set by the company for 2007. From September 25, 2004 to June 30, 2007, Yunnan Power Grid has sent a total of 2.133 billion kwh of electricity to Vietnam.

China began to send electricity to Vietnam as of September 2004, and has constructed three 110 kilovolt (kv) transmission lines between the two countries.

On September 26, 2006, the first Sino-Vietnamese 220-kv power grid link project went into operation, which adopts 220-kv transmission lines for Yunnan to supply electricity to the six provinces in North Vietnam.

At the end of April 2007 the second 220-kv power grid link project went into operation to facilitate power transmission from Yunnan Power Grid to Vietnam.


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