Hexagon, Huawei form 200-MW solar partnership in Vietnam

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November 15 (Renewables Now) - Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will partner with a unit of Hexagon Holdings Singapore to develop the latter’s 200 MW pipeline of utility-scale solar projects in Vietnam.

The Chinese telecommunications equipment and consumer electronics supplier announced the signing of the cooperation agreement with Hexagon Peak on Thursday. While specific details about the projects included in the pipeline were not provided, it Huawei said all of them are planned to be commissioned in the first quarter of 2021.

Bruce Li, regional director of Huawei Smart PV Business APAC, said the firm's AI-Boost FusionSolar Smart PV Solution could help reduce the levelised cost of electricity (LCOE) of solar projects in Vietnam.

According to an earlier announcement, Hexagon has ordered 200 MWp of Longi Solar mono passivated emitter rear contact (PERC) modules for shovel-ready projects in Vietnam.

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