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GE Signs Contract for Vietnamese Wind Farm
GE has signed a contract with Phuong Mai Wind Power JSC, a Special Purpose Vehicle entity jointly invested by Truong Thanh Development and Construction Investment Joint Stock Company (DECONNIN JSC) and Hanoi Construction - Industrial Investment JSC (HANOINCO., JSC) to provide 11 2.4MW-116 turbines and technical advisory service for Phuong Mai 1 wind farm, Vietnam.
To formalise the award of the contract, a signing ceremony using video links from five different cities included DECONNIN JSC, HANOINCO JSC, Agribank Trang An (the lender for the project) and GE, was completed on 19 March, 2020.
Located Binh Dinh province, the Phuong Mai 1 wind power project has good potential for wind energy. GE actively worked with various stakeholders such as civil and electrical consultants and the client’s in-house construction teams to find the right solution for the prevailing site environment. Phuong Mai 1 wind farm targets starting generating energy by the first half of 2021. This is the second wind farm in Vietnam using 2.4 MW-116 turbines. GE’s 2 MW platform of onshore wind turbines have more than 10 GW installed and in operation currently.
GE currently operates 128 MW in Vietnam. GE’s business activities in Vietnam started 25 years ago and GE Renewable Energy’s footprint in Vietnam includes Wind and Solar farms, Hydro and Grid solutions and a strong manufacturing footprint employing over 1000 people.