Secretary of provincial Party Committee holds working session with Japanese group

  •  Friday, December 16, 2022

YBO - Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Do Duc Duy held a working session on December 12 with Chairman and General Director of Japanese group EREX Honda Hitoshi.

An overview of the meeting 

Duy told Hitoshi that Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and the Government of Vietnam strongly support biomass power development in Yen Bai. Therefore, he will work together with the Minister of Industry and Trade to include the biomass power project into the National Power Development Plan VIII.

The official agreed with the proposal of the group and EREX JSC in Vietnam regarding the pilot implementation, saying the province will seek approval from the Ministry of Industry and Trade for the proposal.

The ministry and Yen Bai encourage the development of biomass power projects in the locality to serve socio-economic development, protect the environment, and ensure the electricity supply for the northern midland and mountainous region, he affirmed.

Duy asked the firm and Van Yen district to soon coordinate with each other in site clearance.

Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Do Duc Duy presents a souvenir to Honda Hitoshi - Chairman and General Director of EREX.

For his part, Hitoshi said that the project will be rolled out in Dong Cuong commune, Van Yen district, adding that his group has established EREX JSC in Vietnam.

Over the past time, with the support of departments and localities of Yen Bai province, the company has studied and evaluated potential projects of the province, and completed feasibility study.

The biomass power project has a capacity of 75 MW and a total investment capital of over 4.7 trillion VND (199.82 million USD) with modern Japanese equipment.

The construction is scheduled to begin in March 2023 after an investment licence is issued.

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