Third solar power plant in Dak Lak inaugurated

10:09 | 07/05/2019 Industry

The BMT solar power farm in Krong PaK district, Dak Lak province, was inaugurated on April 25, becoming the third solar power plant in the Central Highlands province to generate electricity for the national grid.

The inauguration ceremony of the BMT solar power farm in Krong PaK district, Dak Lak province - Photo: VNA

According to BMT Energy Renewable JSC, the investor of the farm, the facility, built at a cost of VND617 billion (around US$26.44 million), has a capacity of 30 MWp. It is expected to supply more than 44 MWh of electricity to the national grid each year.

The farm, which is at the foot of Krong Buk Ha dam, also serves as a tourist destination.

The company said it is conducting surveys for a wind power farm in Cu M’gar district, with an estimated investment of more than US$200 million.

Pham Thai, Director of the provincial Department of Industry and Trade, said investors have proposed a total of 32 solar power projects in Dak Lak.

Besides the BMT farm in Krong Pak, several other solar power plants with total capacity of nearly 700 MWp will be put into operation at between 50 to 100% of capacity this year.

In March this year, the Srepok 1 - Quang Minh solar power complex with a combined capacity of 100 MWp was commissioned in Buon Don district. The complex had total investment of VND2.2 trillion (US$94.27 million).