Location: Cần Giuộc district, Long An province

Estimated cost: USD 3.17 billion

Details regarding the lending to this project remain unclear.

Status: Research and Site Selection

Completion expected
Unit 1: 2026
Unit 2: 2027

Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO)


  1. The Korea Economic Daily (23 July 2014), ‘KEPCO Gets Preliminary Approval to Build Power Plant in Vietnam’s Long An Province’
  2. Tuoit Tre News (16 October 2015), ‘South Korean investor eyes mammoth $3.17bn power project in southern Vietnam’
  3. Vietnamnet (16 March 2017), ‘HCM City opposes $5bn Long An thermal power plant’
  4. BMI Research (2016), ‘Vietnam Power Report – 2016 Q4’

Information updated: April 15, 2017

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