THE GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence- Freedom- Happiness
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No. 698/2002/QD-TTg
Hanoi, August 23, 2002
 
DECISION
APPROVING THE PLANNING ON DEVELOPMENT AND RENOVATION OF HANOI 'S POWER NETWORK IN THE 2002-2010 PERIOD, WITH THE PROSPECT TILL 2020 TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government dated December 25, 2001;
Pursuant to the Prime Minister's Decision No. 60/2002/QD-TTg of May 13, 2002 approving the overall planning for socio-economic development of Hanoi capital in the 2002-2010 period;
At the proposal of the Ministry of Industry (Official Dispatch No. 2154/BCN-KHDT dated June 10, 2002); opinions of the concerned ministries and branches regarding the approval of the planning on renovation and development of Hanoi's power network in the 2001-2010 period, with the prospect till 2020 taken into account,
DECIDES:
Article 1. To approve the planning on development and renovation of Hanoi's power network in the 2002-2010 period, with the prospect till 2020 taken into account (hereinafter called Hanoi's Electricity Planning for short) with the following principal contents:
1. On the load demand:
To steadily develop, raise the quality of, and fully satisfy the demand for load in service of people's daily life as well as socio-economic development, security and defense; to meet the requirements of the national industrialization and modernization, and ensure the achievement of Hanoi's socio-economic development objectives till 2010 and the realization of the development orientation till 2020. The load demand is forecasts as follows:
- By 2005: The commercial electricity output shall reach 4.7 to 4.9 billion kWh with the maximum capacity of 985 to 1,020 MW. The average electricity growth rate in the 2002-2005 period shall be 15.7 to 16.4%/year. The per-capita electricity output shall reach 1,633 kWh/person/year.

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- By 2010: The commercial electricity output is expected to reach 7.9 to 8.4 billion kWh with the maximum capacity of 1,610 to 1,720 MW. The average electricity growth rate in the 2006-2010 period shall be 10.9 to 11.5%/year. The per-capita electricity output shall reach 2,625 kWh/person/year.
- By 2020: According to the orientation, the commercial electricity output shall reach 17.9 to 20.8 billion kWh with the maximum capacity of 3,610 to 4,193 MW. The average electricity growth rate in the 2011-2020 period shall be 8.5 to 9.5 %/year. The per-capita electricity output shall reach 4,160 kWh/person/year.

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