The Mui Ne solar power plant in Mui Ne ward in Phan Thiet city of the south-central province of Binh Thuan was connected to the national grid and began commercial operation on June 12 (Source: nhandan.com.vn)
 
Hanoi (VNA) – The Mui Ne solar power plant in Mui Ne ward in Phan Thiet city of the south-central province of Binh Thuan was connected to the national grid and began commercial operation on June 12.

The plant was built with a budget worth over 1 trillion VND (42.78 million USD), invested by the Duc Thanh Mui Ne company.

The 40 MWp plant, spanning 38 ha, is connected to the grid at a 110 kV power station. More than 100,000 solar panels were installed.

According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, 121 solar power projects have been added to the national and provincial electricity development plans. They are expected to have a combined capacity of 6,100 MW before 2020.–VNA