Work starts on Gelex Ninh Thuan solar farm

The construction of the Gelex Ninh Thuan solar farm project with a capacity of 50 MWp kicked off in Phuoc Dinh commune of Thuan Nam district in the south central province of Ninh Thuan on June 4.

With a total investment capital of VND1.3 trillion (nearly US$56.9 million), the project is built on 70 hectares with many construction items, including the installation area of solar panels and inverter stations; a 22kV/110kV electrical substation and 110kV double-junction line are connected to the existing 110kV transmission line of Ninh Thuan 1 and other auxiliary facilities.

Construction is expected to be completed in June, 2019, with a capacity of 82 million kWh per year.

In addition, the plant is expected to contribute around VND20 billion (US$876,264) to the local budget.

The project is one of 18 projects with investment planning to have been approved by the Ninh Thuan Provincial People’s Committee last November.

On the occasion, the investor – the Vietnam Electrical Equipment Joint Stock Corporation (GELEX) donated VND100 million to the Fund for the Poor in Phuoc Dinh commune.


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