Two companies have obtained approval from the provincial government to develop wind power projects in Quang Tri Province in Vietnam. Huong Phung Wind Power Company Limited will develop Huong Phung 3 Wind Power Plant in Huong Phung Commune, Huong Hua District, with a designed capacity of 30 MW and a total investment of more than VND1.58 trillion. The facility covering nearly nine hectares is expected to be completed in 2021 and operate for 50 years.
Quang Tri GELEX Energy Company will invest in building three wind power plants – GELEX 1, 2 and 3, each has a designed capacity of 30 MW. These plants, will be built in Huong Hoa District’s Huong Linh Commune and Dakrong District’s Huong Hiep Commune by 2021, with a total investment of nearly VND 3.66 trillion. They will also operate for 50 years.
The province wants to achieve total wind power output of 800 MW and it has three assigned zones for wind power development with a total area of more than 6,700 hectares, including two in Huong Hoa District and one in Con Co District. Vietnam targets to have an output of 800 MW of wind power by 2020, 2,000 MW by 2025 and 6,000 MW by 2030, under the national Energy development strategy.
(Sources: Vietnam News)