HCMC – The south-central province of Binh Dinh has given in-principle approval to Germany’s PNE Group to conduct a survey, install a wind gauge and evaluate the wind potential of certain offshore locations in Phu Cat and Phu My.
The PNE Group, an experienced project developer of onshore and offshore wind farms, will carry out the survey and research within 12 months starting from the date of the in-principle approval being given.
Under the proposal of the German firm and its consultancy unit, the offshore wind power farm has a total capacity of 2,000MW, consisting of three phases.
The trial period with a capacity of 700MW is scheduled to take place in 2025, the first extended period with a capacity of 700MW is scheduled for 2026 and the second extended period with a capacity of 600MW is scheduled for 2027.
The offshore wind farm in Binh Dinh has an area of 96,470ha, mainly on the sea surface.
According to Binh Dinh, the proposal for supplementing the offshore wind power farm in Binh Dinh to the national power development plan is in line with Vietnam’s renewable energy development strategy toward 2030, with a vision to 2050 approved by the prime minister.