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GE wins two 30MW wind farm contracts in Vietnam

Sep 03

GE wins two 30MW wind farm contracts in Vietnam

GE Renewable Energy announced that it has secured two 30 MW contracts to supply a total of 12 units of GE’s 5MW-158 Cypress wind turbines to support construction of the Quoc Vinh Soc Trang and Lac Hoa Soc Trang wind farms in Vietnam.

PowerChina Huadong Engineering Corporation will provide full Engineering, Procurement and Construction services for the projects.

The Cypress onshore wind platform enables significant Annual Energy Production (AEP) improvements, increased efficiency in serviceability, improved logistics and siting potential, and ultimately more value for customers. The two-piece blade design enables better transportation option improving logistics to drive costs down and offer more siting options in locations that were previously inaccessible.

Each wind farm is expected to contribute in excess of 100 million kWh of electricity annually to the national grid after once the project is fully operational by third quarter of 2021.

This is the first partnership in Vietnam with PowerChina Huadong Engineering Corporation, a long-term global EPC partner of GE. This partnership signifies the successful collaboration of the two companies’ in EPC projects bringing innovative and challenging renewable projects to advance wind energy in Vietnam and across the globe.

GE continues to support Vietnam’s energy transition by bringing the best technology since the first wind farm in the Mekong Delta, the Bac Lieu project. These two new wind projects further expand GE’s leadership role in Vietnam providing technological support for a variety of power generation projects throughout the country. GE Vietnam has more than 1600 employees and is the only wind OEM with a manufacturing footprint in country.

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