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Vinh Tan 2 SPP has been put into commercial operation

Vinh Tan 2 SPP has been put into commercial operation - 

At 9:00 am, on June 22, 2019, in Vinh Tan commune, Tuy Phong district, Binh Thuan province, the Electricity of Vietnam Generating Corporation 3 (EVNGENCO 3) held a celebrating ceremony for the commercial power generation of Vinh Tan 2 solar power project (SPP).

Celebrating commercial power generation of Vinh Tan 2 SPP

Vinh Tan 2 SPP with an installed capacity of 42.65 MWp and average output of 68.4 GWh per year. The project including 121,900 PV panels, a step up 22/110 kV transformer substation and power line sections for connecting SPP to Tuy Phong (Binh Thuan) – Ninh Phuoc (Ninh Thuan) 110 kV double circuit power line, invested by EVNGENCO 3 (The representative is Management Board of Vinh Tan Thermal Power Project) with 986.2 billion VND. The EPC contractor of the project is the consortium of contractors of SINOHYDRO – KHIDI and subcontractor as Power Engineering Construction Consultant Joint Stock Company No2 (PECC2).

The construction of Vinh Tan 2 SPP was started in December of 2018 on an area of 49.2 ha of Vinh Tan commune. Tuy Phong district, Binh Thuan province.

At the celebrating ceremony, representative of the project investor, Mr. Vo Minh Thang - Director of Management Board of Vinh Tan Thermal Power Project awarded 100 million VND for the poor households in Vinh Tan commune to buy health insurance and a 5kW rooftop solar power system with a value of VND 100 million for Sao Mai Kindergarten in Vinh Tan commune, Tuy Phong district. Mr. Nguyen Chon Hung – Chairman and General Director of PECC2 awarded VND 200 million for the Study Promotion Fund of Tuy Phong district.

According to the Dispatching Center of the National Power System, up to now, in the whole country, there are 79 SPPs with a total capacity of 4,312 MW and to 30 of June will be additionally completed 10 - 12 SPPs with a total capacity of 150 MW.

Speaking at ceremony, Mr. Duong Quang Thanh- EVN Chairman praised EVN GENCO 3, Project Management Board of Vinh Tan Thermal Power Project, PECCs 2&3, SINOHYDRO, KHIDI and Vinh Tan Thermal Power Company for their successes in implementing the project to complete and put it into commercial operation after only 6 months.Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Hai - Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of People's Committee of Binh Thuan province.

Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Hai - Chairman of Binh Thuan Provincial People's Committee speaking at the ceremony

Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Hai - Chairman of Binh Thuan Provincial People's Committee said: Binh Thuan is one of the localities in Vietnam with good solar radiation intensity and a lot of potentials to develop SPPs. Therefore, Binh Thuan has early and actively carried out the policy of Vietnamese government to call for SPP investment attraction, including the Vinh Tan 2 SPP, which is the 17th SPP in the province to be put into commercial operation.

Today, Binh Thuan province has 26 SPPs with a total capacity of more than 1,300 MWp and all of which are expected to be put into operation on June 30, 2019.

VietnamEnergy.vn

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