06:32 | 14/05/2020 Energy
Electricity of Vietnam’s Southern Power Corporation (EVNSPC) is scheduled to commenceconstruction of a solar power plant in the island district of Con Dao, Ba Ria - Vung Tau province in July this year in a bid to turn the district into a high-quality economic and tourism area.
|The power project covers an area of over 43,500 m2 in Dat Doc beach area - Illustrative image|
The plant will see an investment of VND91 billion(US$3.9 million) and boast a capacity of 3.754 MWp. The power project covers an area of over 43,500m2 in the DatDoc beach area.
The plant will provide electricity for the locality usingsolar power in a bid to replace the current diesel generator system and protect the environment.
The plant is also expected to provide a stable source of power for daily needs, services and production on the island while creating a driving force for the development of light industries, support industries, the sea-based economy, and seaside tourism activities.
The project is scheduled for completion in December this year.
Previously, a solar power plant with a capacity of 36 kWpfunded by the Spanish Government was put into operation in Con Dao in 2014.