GE Renewable Energy has been awarded a contract by Vietnam Join-Stock Construction Electricity Corporation to supply a total of eight of GE’s 3.8-137 MW wind turbines to support the construction of the Thuan Nhien Phong wind farm in Binh Thuan province, in Vietnam’s South-Central Coastal area.
The deal also includes a 10-year full-service O&M arrangement for the wind farm’s operation and maintenance. The wind farm will be powered by eight GE 3.8 MW platforms with 137-meter-rotor wind turbines and customized hub heights of 131.4 meter towers that are well matched to the wind conditions in Binh Thuan province.
Gilan Sabatier, Regional Leader for GE Renewable Energy’s Onshore Wind Business in South Asia and ASEAN, said,
“We very much look forward to our new partnership with VNECO in the renewable space in Vietnam and are proud to have been selected by them for this project. The Thuan Nhien PHong wind farm underlines GE Renewable Energy’s commitment to support Vietnam’s renewable energy’s aspirations.”Gilan Sabatier, Regional Leader for GE Renewable Energy’s Onshore Wind Business in South Asia and ASEAN.
Nguyen Anh Tuan, Chairman of VNECO, said
“VNECO has nearly 30 years’ experience in the field of engineering, procurement & construction, technology transfer and investment projects in power generation, power transmission and substations for the power sector, industry and infrastructure in Vietnam. GE is one of the world’s leading turbine manufacturers that is driving renewable energy development, especially in wind power. We believe that the strategic partnership of both companies with innovative technology and deep industry expertise will add more value for the community, environment and local people.”Nguyen Anh Tuan, Chairman of VNECO.