Total electricity generation in the first ten months of this year reached 234.13 billion kWh, a 3.9 per cent increase compared to the same period last year, according to Electricity of Vietnam (EVN).
In October alone, 24.28 billion kWh of electricity was generated, a year-on-year rise of 11.3 per cent.
Of the ten-month total, 107.74 billion kWh was generated from coal thermal power plants, accounting for 46 per cent, 66.74 billion kWh from hydro power plants, or 28.5 per cent, and 31.58 billion kWh from renewable energy, or 13.5 per cent.
EVN and relevant units began construction of 62 power projects in the period and put 71 into operation.
It has predicted that electricity consumption in November may reach an average 763.5 million kWh per day, with electricity supply ensured.