Hon Chong power station

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

Location

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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Background

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]

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References

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

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