Partnership formed to develop wind, solar power in Ninh Thuan hinh anh 1Representatives of companies sign contracts on June 10 (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Thuan (VNA) – The Trung Nam Construction Investment Corporation (Trungnam Group) and the Trung Nam Wind Power Joint Stock Company signed contracts with partners on June 10 to implement wind and solar power projects in the south central province of Ninh Thuan.

Nguyen Tam Thinh, a representative of the Trung Nam Wind Power Joint Stock Company, said the wind power project will be carried out in coordination with the Trung Nam Construction & Engineering Corporation, the Power Engineering Consulting Joint Stock Company No. 4, the Duc Dung Design and Construction Consulting Joint Stock Company, the Lilama 45.3 Joint Stock Company, and the Green Cosmos Marketing Pte Ltd.

Under the contract, the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) package will be carried out in 20 months since the signing date.

On the occasion, the Green Cosmos Marketing Pte Ltd also signed with Enercon group of Germany a contract on providing equipment to install 45 wind turbine towers at the Ninh Thuan plant.

Besides, Trungnam Group and the Syntegra Solar International AG inked a contract on the solar power project consultation and management.

At the signing ceremony, German Consul General of Germany in Ho Chi Minh City Andreas Siegel said Enercon and Syntegra Solar are two prestigious and major German groups specialising in wind and solar power equipment provision.

The cooperation between Trungnam Group and the two groups will not only bring about benefits in terms of clean energy development but also serve as a milestone in Vietnam-Germany economic partnership in the renewable energy industry.

The construction of the Trung Nam wind power plant began in August 2016 with total investment of 3.96 trillion VND (174.5 million USD). The factory is set to have a capacity of 90 – 100 MW, generating 286 million kWh. Phase I of this project is scheduled to be completed in the third quarter of 2018 while phase II will finish in the second quarter of 2019.

Trungnam Group is also conducting a feasibility study of a solar power project as part of the wind power project. The company said it may develop a 515MW solar power project in Ninh Thuan.-VNA