Work starts on $72.4 million wind power plant in Dak Nong

Thursday, Jan 05, 2023 13:51

The plant's ground-breaking ceremony. – Photo

A groundbreaking ceremony for Asia Dak Song 1 wind power plant was held in Nam Binh Commune, Dak Song District, in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong on Wednesday.

With a total investment capital of nearly VND1.7 trillion (US$72.4 million), the project is the sixth of its kind being built in the province. It has a total capacity of 50MW, with 13 wind turbines.

The project is expected to be put into commercial operation in December 2024 with an annual production of about 173,000 MWh.

It is also the 11th power project developed by Asia Energy Co, Ltd, Thailand's Super Energy Corporation Public Company Limited subsidiary in Viet Nam. Previously, the Thai group has put into operation nine solar and one wind power project, with a total capacity of more than 886MW.

Speaking at the ceremony, the vice chairman of the provincial People's Committee, Le Trong Yen, said that the project would contribute to promoting local socio-economic development via job generation and provide additional electricity for the national grid.

The province's six current wind power projects, all located in Dak Song District, have a combined capacity of 430MW. – VNS

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