Solutions needed if hydropower plant extension is to meet deadline: deputy minister

The ongoing expansion of the Ialy Hydropower Plant in the Central Highlands region is facing several issues, including unresolved land rights problems, affecting the project’s completion.

Two additional turbines with a total capacity of 360MW to extend the current Ialy Hydropower Plant capacity are planned to be installed and in operation by the end of 2024. The 360MW of renewable energy will be expected to connect to the distribution grid, replacing fossil production (estimated at 220GWh/year).

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