Construction on a solar cell plant funded by WorldTech Transfer Investment, began in Phong Dien industrial zone in central Thua Thien – Hue province on January 7.

The 300 million USD facility will take 30 months to build and have a capacity of 60 MW a year.

In the second phase, the plant’s capacity will be raised to 250 MW.

To date, the 400 hectare industrial zone has attracted five projects worth a total of one trillion VND (50 million USD), employing more than 4,000 workers.

By 2020 the zone will have expanded to 700 hectares and house projects in information technology, machinery, automobile assembly, electronics, packaging, agro-forestry-fishery, and garments.-VNA