Tra Vinh licenses wind power project

15:48 | 22/08/2017 Industry

The Economic Zone Management Authority of the southern province of Tra Vinh on August 8 licensed to Ho Chi Minh City-based Asia Energy Petroleum Corporation and Unison eTech Co, Ltd from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to develop the first phase of the Duyen Hai wind power plant.

At the licence granting ceremony - Photo: VNA

Located in Dong Hai commune, Duyen Hai district, the 125 million USD first phase has a designed capacity of 48.3 MW with 21 turbines, each rumbling with 2.3 MW.

Once operational in December 2019, the project is expected to generate over 135,200 MWh per year.

According to the province’s wind power development plan to 2020 with a vision to 2030, the locality aims to build six wind power plants in Duyen Hai district and Duyen Hai town, said Nguyen Quynh Thien, Deputy Director of the Economic Zone Management Authority.

Total cumulative installed capacity of local wind power plants are hoped to reach 270 MW with a power output of 634 million kWh, he added.

Previously, the Authority granted an investment licence to the RoK’s Tra Vinh 1 Power Plant Limited Company and made investment plans for Ecotech Company and Thai Hoa Company.

Theo VNA