Central province approves three wind power projects

Update: September, 24/2019 - 10:26


As of June, Quảng Trị was home to 58 wind power projects. — Photo

QUẢNG TRỊ — The People’s Committee of Quảng Trị Province has granted in-principle approval to three wind power projects with a combined investment capital of nearly VNĐ5 trillion (US$215 million), online newspaper reported.

The Phong Liệu wind power plant will cover 16.5ha in four communes of Hướng Linh, Tân Thành, Hướng Tân and Hướng Phùng. Financed by the province-based Phong Liệu Wind Power JSC, the first plant costs more than VNĐ1.5 trillion. It is slated for completion in 2021, providing 151 million kWh of electricity.

Another plant, invested by the Phong Nguyên Wind Power JSC in the central city of Đà Nẵng, will span more than 16ha in two communes of Tân Thành and Hướng Phùng. The plant, worth VNĐ1.6 trillion, is expected to be operational in 2021.

Meanwhile, Phong Huy wind power plant costs more than VNĐ1.6 trillion. Spanning 16ha in Tân Thành and Hướng Tân communes, the plant will provide 151 million kWh of electricity once operational in 2021.

The committee has asked the investors to implement their projects on time, while complying with regulations related to investment, land, taxes, construction and environmental protection. 

Quảng Trị has a great potential for wind energy and the province has been reforming administrative procedures and improving the investment environment to attract more investors to renewable energy projects in the locality.

It plans to become an energy hub for the central region. As of June, the province was home to 58 wind power projects.  VNS