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November 29, 2021

Kien Giang Power Plant, Vietnam

By Carmen

The Kien Giang Power Plant is 1,500MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Kien Giang, Vietnam. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,500 1,500 Permitting Kien Giang, Vietnam PetroVietnam Power


The project is being developed and currently owned by PetroVietnam Power.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant. The fuel will be procured from Block B-O Mon Gas Pipeline.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

About PetroVietnam Power

PetroVietnam Power Corp (PV Power) is a utility company that generates and distributes electricity. The company produces electricity using crude oil, natural gas, hydro, coal, and gas sources. It also offers services that include management, construction, and operation of power plants, clean power CDM projects, electric power infrastructure; power generation and trading; consulting; and import and export services. PV Power also invests in power projects. The company owns and operates gas and coal-fired thermal, hydropower, and wind power projects in Vietnam. Its project portfolio includes CA MAU 1 Gas Thermal Power Plant; NHON TRACH 1 Gas Thermal Power Plant, Dakdrinh Hydropower Plant, Xekaman Hydropower Plant, and others. PV Power is headquartered in Ha Noi, Vietnam.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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