Electricity system capacity exceeds 36,000 MW

Vietnam Electricity (EVN) yesterday said that power system capacity of the whole country exceeded 36,006 megawatts for the first time in history. 
(Illustrative photo:SGGP)
(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

Whereas, the electricity consumption volume also reached a record high level of 756.9 million kWh on May 18. 

As report, a long-lasting extreme scorching heat of 39- 40 degrees Celsius in the Northern and Central regions was the reason. 

According to the weather forecast, the hot spell continues in the Northern and Central regions so the electricity consumption is forecast to continue being the high level. 

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