On September 15, in Cam Pha town, Quang Ninh province, the Harbin Electric Company Limited (China) handed over the two thermal power plants of Cam Pha 1 and Cam Pha 2 to the Cam Pha Thermal Power Joint Stock Company - Vinacomin.
The Project of Cam Pha thermal power plant was started in April 2006, the Harbin Electric Company Limited as the general contractor.
Cam Pha 1 and Cam Pha 2 are two coal-fired power plants, using circulating fluidized bed boiler technology, consuming two types of peat after preparing of Cua Ong Coal Preparation Plant and low-quality coal 6B. Total capacity of both plants reaches 680 MW with a total investment of 10,635 billion VND.
Up to now, these two plants have gone into operation stability, generated more than 4 billion kWh of power to the national grid, equaling to more than 90% of design capacity.