First solar power plant in Phu Yen officially breaks ground
17:34 | 20/11/2018

VGP  - The Truong Thanh group of Viet Nam and its Thai partner – Bgrimm Power have held a ground-breaking ceremony for the solar power plant in the central province of Phu Yen, in Hoa Hoi commune, Phu Hoa district.

Viet Nam's Truong Thanh Group and Thai partner Bgrimm Power held a ground-breaking ceremony a new solar power plant in the central province of Phu Yen

Total investment in the plant is estimated at over VND4.9 trillion (approximately US$212 million). 

The Hoa Hoi plant, the first solar power plant in Phu Yen, has a capacity of 256 MWp, and is the largest among Truong Thanh’s solar power projects. It is designated by the Prime Minister as a key project in Phu Yen’s socio-economic development master plan to 2020. 

Truong Thanh’s chairman Dang Trung Kien said the plant will contribute to the country’s energy security while creating jobs for local workers and resources for the local budget.

Construction of the plant is scheduled to be completed in the second quarter of 2019. 

The provincial authority has submitted to the Ministry of Industry and Trade for approval a proposal to add 16 solar power plants with total capacity of 1,059.57 MWp to the power development plan, according to the provincial People’s Committee.

                                                                                                                                            By Vien Nhu

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