Siemens Gamesa wins 113-MW turbine order for project in Vietnam

Siemens Gamesa wind turbine. Photo taken from Siemens' website (www.siemens.com).

March 26 (Renewables Now) - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA (BME:SGRE) has secured an order to supply 113 MW of turbines for the Hoa Thang 1.2 wind farm project in Vietnam.

The turbine maker announced today it will supply 25 pieces of the SG 4.5-145 machines for what it says will be one of Vietnam’s largest wind farms. The order is accompanied by a ten-year operation and maintenance (O&M) agreement.

The wind project is developed by Hoa Thang Energy JSC, a special purpose vehicle run by Vietnamese construction major Trading Construction Works Organization (WTO). The Hoa Thang 1.2 wind farm will be erected in the Bac Binh district, Binh Thuan province on the south-central coast of Vietnam.

Commissioning is scheduled for 2021. The wind farm will be generating enough power to meet the electricity needs of over 240,000 people, Siemens Gamesa said.

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