Dong Nai Hydro 4’s station 2 connects to Vietnam grid
Power station 2 of Dong Nai Hydropower Plant 4 has been connected to Vietnam's national grid network.
Dong Nai Hydropower Plant 4 is located in Lam Dong and Dak Nong provinces and includes two power generation stations, with a total design capacity of 340MW and average annual output power of 1,109.5 million kWh.
Along with the Dong Nai Hydro Power Plant 3 with a capacity of 180MW, Dong Nai Hydropower Plan 4 is a combination of the largest hydroelectric projects in the South.
Besides the task power generator, Dong Nai 3 and Dong Nai 4 also provides water for agricultural production and downstream activities, and create momentum in economic and social areas.
Generating power from the Station 2 of Dong Nai Hydropower Plan 4 at this time helped Electricity of Vietnam to reach its investment objectives in the Master Electricity Development Plan VI.
According to EVN, the construction of Plant 4 was very difficult because the main dam's 128 meter height with roller compacted concrete, large-diameter tunnel of 8 meters, lenght of 4,176 meters and complex geological conditions. During construction, the project was also influenced by the economic downturn it was very hard to raise capital.