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Siemens Gamesa awarded Vietnam’s largest nearshore project

  • 11 days ago (2020-07-24)
  • David Flin
Asia 571 Offshore wind 49

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has won its fifth nearshore wind farm project in Vietnam, the 78 MW Hiep Thanh wind farm. The wind farm will be located 1-3 km off the coast of Tra Vinh Province.

The project is being developed by EcoTech Tra Vinh Renewables , and its investors, Janakuasa, EcoTech Vietnam, Climate Investor One – which is managed by Climate Fund Managers (CFM) – and ST International. SGRE formed a consortium with PowerChina Huadong Engineering to deliver and EPC offering to the customer.

The wind farm will have 18 units of the SG 5.0-145 turbine, which will be among the largest on the Vietnam market. The wind farm is scheduled to be commissioned in Q3 of 2021. In addition, SGRE has signed a 10-year contract to supply O&M services.

SGRE has built three wind farms in Vietnam, with seven more under construction. SGRE has sold approximately 550 MW of wind turbines in Vietnam in the last three years.