Construction begins on US$220 million wind power plant in Tra Vinh

11:29 | 12/05/2016 Industry

Tra Vinh People’s Committee has allowed Woojin Construction Co.,Ltd from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to construct the second phase of the RoK-Tra Vinh wind power plant in Truong Long Hoa commune, Duyen Hai town.

Construction begins on US$220 million wind power plant in Tra Vinh

Tra Vinh has planned six wind power plants in coastal areas - Photo: baodautu

The 96-megawat plant, worth VND4,952 billion (or US$247.6 million) and located on 2,500 hectares of land and water surface, has 48 wind turbines, which are expected to generate more than 332,438 MWh of power per year.

The plant was designed to contribute to ensuring the energy demand for the province and neighboring areas in the Mekong Delta.

The first phase of the plant is scheduled to complete February next year, generating over 173,000 MWh of power every year.

Tra Vinh sets the target to increase wind power output to 634 million kWh by 2020, said Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Tran Anh Dung.

The province has planned six wind power projects in coastal areas./.

 

Source: VGPnews

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