How is the submarine cable to bring the power grid to Nhon Chau island?


Construction progress of the project to bring the national grid electricity to Nhon Chau island commune (Binh Dinh) exceeded the plan, especially the progress of construction and installation of submarine cables has exceeded the schedule before 12 days.

On the morning of October 10, in Quy Nhon City (Binh Dinh), the Central Power Corporation (EVNCPC) cooperated with the People’s Committee of Binh Dinh province to hold a ceremony to announce the completion of the project to bring the national grid to Nhon Chau island commune ( also known as Cu Lao Xanh island, Quy Nhon city) by underground cable.

Representatives of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the European Union in Vietnam, EVN, Binh Dinh province and Phu Yen province … pressed the button to announce the completion of the project to bring the national grid to Nhon Chau island commune by underground cable.

The project has a total investment of nearly 351.5 billion VND (of which 280 billion VND financed by the EU, the rest is reciprocal capital of EVNCPC).

The scale of the project consists of 4 main items, including: Installation of the 22kV line compartment at Song Cau 110kV transformer station and the 22kV onshore transmission line in the area of ​​Song Cau town (Phu Yen) longer than 12 km, Construction new 22kV submarine cable line single-circuit cross-sea, more than 10 km in length, connecting from Song Cau town to Nhon Chau island commune, Building power grid on Nhon Chau island and building fiber optic cable system longer than 12 km connecting between to the mainland to the island to serve the people and manage and operate the power grid.

Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Giorgio Aliberti, Ambassador, Head of Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Vietnam, said that the underground cable connecting the power grid to Nhon Chau island is a tangible result and success story of cooperation between the EU, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, EVN and the local authorities.

Mr. Giorgio Aliberti spoke at the ceremony

According to EVN’s General Director Tran Dinh Nhan, the project to bring the national grid to the Nhon Chau island commune is one of the important projects of EVN, demonstrating the Party, the State and the Government ‘s concern for the islands. Fatherland, for people in remote, isolated and island areas.

Chairman of Binh Dinh Provincial People’s Committee Ho Quoc Dung speaking

And Mr. Ho Quoc Dung, Chairman of Binh Dinh Provincial People’s Committee, said that the completion of the project was an important mark for Nhon Chau island commune. Thanks to this project, the islanders no longer have to live in the “8 hours a day” electricity scene from the di‌esel generator source as before.

“Along with other infrastructure on the island that has been paid attention by the State, now having more reliable and stable national power grid will be an important prerequisite for Nhon Chau to develop industry and trade. trade and tourism – services, making an important contribution to the economic development strategy of islands and islands of the country “, Mr. Ho Quoc Dung emphasized.

Some pictures of the project to bring the national grid to Nhon Chau island commune:

The upstream position from Song Cau town brings the underground cable across the sea to Nhon Chau island

On 17.7.2020, the submarine cable-laying ship started the construction of underground cable installation from Song Cau town to Nhon Chau island

Ships carry out submarine cable laying on the sea

Divers are spreading cables

The submarine cable is pulled through the sea by ships and divers

The diversion of cable between the sea is difficult and dangerous, but always with the companionship and support of the people of Nhon Chau island.

Snorkel under the sea to check the underground cables

On August 17, 2020, the submarine cable line was completed connecting to the power grid on Nhon Chau island

Workers EVNCPC constructing the power grid on Nhon Chau island

On 18.8.2020, the whole project was technically energized

On August 21, 2020, the power grid on Nhon Chau island was connected to the project grid and the people on the island officially used electricity from the national grid.

The national grid will promote socio-economic development on Nhon Chau island

The important milestones of the project to bring the national grid electricity to the Nhon Chau island commune

Chairman of Binh Dinh Provincial People’s Committee Ho Quoc Dung (in the middle) awarded certificates of merit to the units participating in the project implementation

– May 15: The project officially started the first works on the mainland.

– July 17: Starting construction and installation of submarine cables.

– August 17: Completing the connection of the underground cable line to the national grid and the power grid on Nhon Chau island

– 16 hours 34 minutes on August 18: The whole project is technically energized and officially brought to power.

– 17 hours 6 minutes on August 21: Complete the load transfer on the island connected to the project grid and the people on Nhon Chau island will officially be supplied with electricity from the national grid.

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