Hai Duong pressures delayed thermal power plant

The Hai Duong People’s Committee is seeking solutions for the $2 billion, 1,200 megawatt Hai Duong thermal power plant, in case the investors continue to delay with the construction. The committee has requested the PM to direct ministries and relevant authorities to urge the co-investors, namely Malaysian Jaks Resources Bhd. and China Power Engineering Consulting Group Co., Ltd, to implement the construction on schedule as previously committed. The province asked the PM to issue treatment measures for the continuous delay. This is the second time the province submits the proposal to the PM. In August 2016, after receiving the first request, the PM directed the Ministry of Industry and Trade, in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning and Investment to prepare a report on the investors’ financial capacity as well as the difficulties causing the long delay in construction, and propose the necessary measures.

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