DAK LAK – Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình opened the Srepok 1 and Quang Minh Solar Power Plant Complex in Buôn Đôn District in the Central Highlands province of Đắk Lắk on March 9.
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Bình said that Đắk Lắk had an important strategic position in terms of economic development and security and defence in the region.
"Renewable energy has become a global trend and Việt Nam in general and Đắk Lắk in particular have a lot of potential for solar energy development," he said.
The inauguration of the complex and the ongoing implementation of other solar power plant projects would make important contributions to the province’s socio-economic development while ensuring national energy security, Bình added.
The Deputy PM asked local authorities to create favourable conditions for investors who wanted to invest in solar power projects.
The Srepok 1 and Quang Minh Solar Power Plant Complex has total investment of VNĐ2.2 trillion (US$95 million) from Đại Hải Investment and Development Joint Stock Company and Srepok Solar Power JSC. Covering an area of 120ha in Ea Wer Commune, the complex has a total capacity of 100MWP.
Work on the complex started on October 19, 2018 and the plant was put into commercial operation on January 31, 2019.-VNS