The first phase of construction of a wind power plant began on July 21 in Tuy Phong district in the south central coastal province of Binh Thuan.

Covering 400 hectares, the Phu Lac wind power plant is invested by the Thuan Binh Wind Power JSC, with total capital of over 1 trillion VND (roughly 46 million USD).

During the first phase, the project will install 12 turbines with a combined capacity of 24 megawatts.

The wind power farm, the fourth of its kind in Vietnam including three plants in Binh Thuan and another in the southern province of Bac Lieu , is expected to be completed within 14 months.

Currently, Binh Thuan is leading the country in attracting wind power investments, with 12 projects and a total capacity of 2,000 megawatts.-VNA