The Asia Dak Song 1 wind power plant held a groundbreaking ceremony in Vietnam.
The project has a total capacity of 50MW, with 13 wind turbines. It will have an annual production of about 173,000 MWh.
The ceremony was held in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong. It is the sixth of its kind being built in the province.
It has been informed that the project has a total investment capital of nearly $72.4 million.
Addressing the groundbreaking function, Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Le Trong Yen stated that the project will “contribute to promoting local socio-economic development via job generation as well as provide additional electricity for the national grid.”
Currently, the province has six wind power projects with a combined capacity of 430MW.
The latest project is likely to enter into commercial operation by the end of 2024.
As per the local reports, it is the 11th power project developed by Asia Energy Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Thailand's Super Energy Corporation Public Company Limited in Vietnam.
Earlier, this Thai company had nine solar and one wind power projects in operation, with a total capacity of over 886MW.