One more solar power plant inaugurated in An Giang province

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The largest solar power plant in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, built at the total capital of VND3 trillion (US$128.99 million), was inaugurated this morning - July 6 in the border district of Tinh Bien with the presence of representatives from ministries and leaders from provinces in the delta.


The largest solar power plant in An Giang province was inaugurated on July 6 (Photo: SGGP)

The largest solar power plant in An Giang province was inaugurated on July 6 (Photo: SGGP)

Mr. Nguyen Thanh Binh, chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, said Sao Mai solar power plant approved by the Prime Minister has the total area of 275 hectares and capacity of 210MWp. Construction comprises two phases in An Hao commune of Tinh Bien district with the total cost of VND6 trillion ($258.14 million)

In the first phase, the plant has been built over 120 hectares with the total cost of VND3 trillion within a year after starting.

Putting the plant into operation is expected to contribute in boosting socioeconomic development in An Giang and ensuring national energy security.

Mr. Nguyen Van Son, director of Electricity Power Trading Company under Vietnam Electricity, said that the group and the plant’s investor have signed a contract and closely worked together to start the plant’s commercial operation.

So far, An Giang province has built four solar power plants which have started commercial operation with electricity sales estimated to reach VND400 billion a year.

One more solar power plant inaugurated in An Giang province ảnh 1 Sao Mai solar power plant was inaugurated in the border district of Tinh Bien, An Giang province on July 6  (Photo: SGGP)

By Nguyen Thanh – Translated by Ngoc Thanh

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