Quang Tri approves two wind, solar power projects hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
Quang Tri (VNA) – Chairman of the People’s Committee of Quang Tri province Nguyen Duc Chinh on June 8 signed decisions approving two wind and solar power projects with total investment of over 2.7 trillion VND (120 million USD).

Under Decision No.1250/QD-UBND, the provincial authorities allowed Tan Hoan Cau Corporation to carry out Huong Hiep 1 wind power plant project in Huong Hiep commune, the mountainous district of Dakrong.

With 12 wind turbines, the plant has a total capacity of 30MW, generating more than 126 million kWh of electricity per year on a site of nearly 8ha. The project costs over 1.55 trillion VND, valid for 50 years.

The plant is being built from June 2018 to December 2020.

Under Decision No.1247/QD-UBND, the Licogi 13 JSC was allowed to build LIG-Quang Tri solar power plant in Gio Hai and Gio Thanh communes, Gio Linh district with a designed capacity of 49.5 MWp, generating 67,960 MWh of electricity each year.

Costing 1.2 trillion VND, the project will be implemented from June 2018 to June 2019, using 58ha of land.

The provincial authorities have agreed with a plan to build five wind power projects with a combined capacity of 150MW, which are expected to be put into operation in 2030.

The central locality is calling for investment in 17 solar power projects with a total capacity of more than 930MW to be built on about 1,400 ha.-VNA