304 Poor Households in Vietnam Mountainous Province Access to Electricity

Son La Power Company, an affiliate of state utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN), has completed a project on bringing power to 304 households in the mountainous province of Son La after six months of implementation. These households are living in the villages of Na Sang, Den, A Lang, Lay and Chien Xuan commune in Van Ho district, state media said. The project, costing VND10.79 billion ($476,102), is part of a project to bring power to rural areas of Son La province in the period of 2016-2020. Construction of the project was kicked of in December 2016. (nangluongvietnam.vn July 4)