Japanese firm looks for thermal power plant building location

(VOV) - J-Power, the largest electric utility in Japan, is seeking a suitable location to build a 1,200MW coal-fired thermal power plant in the central province of Quang Ngai that has a deep-water port serving major colliers.

J-Power chief representative in Vietnam Wataru Okuyama made the statement while working recently with provincial leaders to unveil his company’s investment plan in the province.

Okuyama said, according to a preliminary survey the Quang Ngai-based Dung Quat Economic Zone (EZ) is seen as one of the best locations for J-Power’s construction plan.

A delegation of 13 leading Japanese businesses involving in energy, health care, insurance and construction is destined to travel Vietnam next month to learn about the business climate and investment opportunities in Quang Ngai.