Binh Dinh solar power plant joins national grid

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 14:12

The view of Cat Hiep Solar Power Plant at Cat Hiep Commune in Binh Dinh Province's Phu Cat District. — VNA/VNS Photo

Cat Hiep Solar Power Plant on Monday became the first in the central province of Binh Dinh to link up with the national grid.

The 49.5 megawatt (MWp) plant in Cat Hiep Commune, Phu Cat District, connected to the grid via a 5.5 km cable system, was built at a cost of VND1.1 trillion (US$47.3 million) by Truong Thanh Group and France’s Quadran International.

It is scheduled to begin commercial operation on June 6, producing 78,000-80,000 MWh of electricity annually. — VNS

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