CAN THO – All nine wind turbines of the first phase of the Kosy Bac Lieu wind farm in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu with a capacity of 40.5 megawatts (MW) have begun commercial operation.
Located in Hoa Binh District, the first phase of the wind farm, invested by the Kosy Bac Lieu wind power JSC under the Kosy Group, with a total cost of VND1.6 trillion, got off the ground in October last year, according to the group.
After starting its commercial operations, the wind farm will generate some 116 million kWh of electricity annually, contributing to the national grid, ensuring power security and boosting socio-economic growth in the province and the country.
As of October 29, a total of 106 wind farms nationwide, with a combined capacity of over 5,655 MW, including the Kosy Bac Lieu wind power plant, had registered with the Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) to start commercial operations and feed the national grid, according to EVN.
Kosy Group is planning to develop the second phase of the wind farm with a capacity of 50 MW. Besides, the group will invest in more offshore wind farm projects with a capacity of 1,000 MW in the province in coming months.