100MW wind-solar power project underway in Binh Dinh

10:40 | 16/04/2018 Industry

The 100MW project is invested by the Fujiwara Binh Dinh Co. Ltd., which said it is committed to being on schedule and making contributions to the local economy.

The ground-breaking ceremony for construction of the facility - Photo: NDO

With total investment of US$63.69 million, its construction is set to have two phases. In the first phase, a 50MW solar plant will be built on over 60 ha of land on the southern side of Phuong Mai mountain in the Nhon Hoi economic zone. It is expected to be operational in February 2019.

The second phase will see a 50MW wind-power plant constructed on the Nui Ba mountain’s side in Phu Cat district. Spanning 200-250 ha, the facility is expected to operate in 2020.

Deputy Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Phan Cao Thang said the project will contribute to promoting the national programme on clean energy development, enhance the image of the Nhon Hoi economic zone and Binh Dinh province, and create more jobs.

Binh Dinh is boosting investment attraction in clean and renewable energy, with the project being the third in renewable energy and the first in solar power in the locality.