On August 3rd 2018, Unit 1 of Thanh Son Hydro Power Project supplied by Dong Fang Electric International Corporation (DECI) was connected to the power grid of Vietnam. On August 9th, the unit has accomplished 72 hours commissioning and entered into 30 days stability trail period.
Thanh Son HPP is located on the border between Hoa Binh Province and Thanh Hoa Province of northwest Vietnam, which is dominated by mountainous terrain. The contract between DEC and Ha Thanh Limited Company was signed on March 2016. According to the contract, DEC’s scope of works including supplying of Electro - Mechanical Equipment, Technical Services and Installation for the power plant. The total capacity of the plant is 30MW(3×10MW bulb unit) with rated water head of 6.45m.
This is the first bulb unit supplied by DEC in Vietnam. Up to now, DEC has successfully supplied hydro-generating equipment for 32 HPPs in Vietnam.