National power grid unable to cope with influx of new solar plants

Eighty-one new renewable power plants began operations in the second quarter, overloading transmission lines. The overload began in June when a large number of plants went on stream simultaneously to beat the June 30 deadline to enjoy price incentives of 9.35 U.S. cents per kWh feed-in tariff (FIT) for the next 20 years.

The EVN management has pledged to free up grid capacity to link all solar plants by the end of 2020, and directed its units to speed up work on ongoing transmission projects.  

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Nguyen Hoai