Nhon Trach Formosa power station

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Nhơn Trạch Formosa power station is a 150-megawatt (MW) coal plant in Đồng Nai province, Vietnam.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is in Nhơn Trạch 3 Industrial Park, Nhơn Trạch district, Đồng Nai province.

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Background

In 2001, Hung Nghiep Formosa, a subsidiary of Taiwanese company Formosa Plastics Group, agreed with Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) to build a 150-MW coal-fired power plant in the Nhơn Trạch district of Đồng Nai province, near Ho Chi Minh City, as part of a much larger project that would also include a textile plant, artificial thread plants, and a plastic plant. The complex was completed in 2004, at a cost of $956 million.[1][2]

As shown in archival photos on Google Earth, a second unit was completed in 2011 or 2012 and a third unit was completed in 2016

Project Details

  • Owner: Hung Nghiep Formosa Hà Tĩnh Steel Corporation
  • Parent company: Formosa Plastics Group
  • Location: Nhơn Trạch district, Đồng Nai province, Vietnam
  • Coordinates: 10.73264, 106.93540 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross Capacity: 3 x 150 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 2004, 2012, 2016
  • Coal Type: Bituminous[3]
  • Coal Source: 100% foreign
  • Source of financing:

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References

  1. EVN Gets Cold Feet Over Giant Formosa Project, Vietnam Investment Review, May 17, 2004.
  2. Taiwanese Firm Expands Investment in Vietnam, Vietnam Business Forum, July 8, 2008.
  3. GreenID, June 2017

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