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Construction of wind power project begins in Cà Mau

Update: January, 18/2021 - 09:35

 

At the groundbreaking ceremony of the project. — VNA/VNS Photo

CÀ MAU — Construction of a wind power project recently started in Nguyễn Huân Commune, Đầm Đôi District, the southern province of Cà Mau on Saturday.

Invested by the WTO Construction Trading Joint Stock Corporation, the project’s first phase has total investment capital of more than VNĐ10 trillion (US$432 million), with four wind power plants to be built in coastal communes of Tân Tiến and Nguyễn Huân in Đầm Đôi District, and Tam Giang Đông Commune of Năm Căn District.

These plants, comprising 83 wind turbines with a capacity of 4.5 MW each, are scheduled to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2021.

WTO Construction Trading JSC and Vietnam Electricity (EVN) have signed a power purchase contract for this project.

Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Nguyễn Tiến Hải highlighted the significance of the project, saying that it will contribute to promoting industrial and tourism development of the locality. — VNS