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Wind turbine destroyed by fire in Bình Thuận

Update: January, 05/2020 - 23:35
The turbine was completely destroy in the fire. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Thanh

BÌNH THUẬN — A wind turbine was destroyed by fire Sunday morning in the southern province of Bình Thuận.

It belongs to the Bình Thạnh Wind Power Plant in Tuy Phong District.

Huỳnh Văn Điển, chairman of the Tuy Phong People’s Committee, said an electrical fault is thought to have started the blaze.

The plant workers, local police and firefighters worked together to extinguish the fire.

The Bình Thạnh Wind Power Plant was invested by the Vietnam Renewable Energy Co Ltd with a total fund of about VNĐ2 trillion (US$87 million). It was built in 2008.

The plant has 80 turbines with total capacity of 120MW.

Each turbine is 85m in height with 77m blades weighing around 255 tonnes. — VNS

 

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