On November 18, 2020, Vietnam Electricity Construction Joint Stock Corporation (VNECO) and General Electric Group held the signing ceremony of the contract to supply turbines for Thuan Nhien Phong (TNP) wind power plant.
After a period of negotiation, VNECO and GE Group officially signed a contract to supply wind turbines to Thuan Nhien Phong wind power plant. The contract is worth USD26,000,000, of which GE will provide 08 turbines GE137-3.8-HH131.4m, with total power generating capacity at 30.4 MW.
The TNP wind power project will be operated with GE's 3.8MW turbines, has a rotor diameter of 137m and a pillar height of 131.4m, designed to suit wind conditions in Binh Thuan province.
Gilan Sabatier, South Asia and ASEAN Regional Director of Onshore Wind Power at GE Renewable Energy said: “We are always looking forward to the opportunity to cooperate with Vietnam Electricity Construction Corporation VNECO in the field of energy. renewable energy and it is an honor to be selected as the supplier for Thuan Nhien Phong wind power project. This project further affirms GE Renewable Energy's commitment and efforts in Vietnam, and strengthens our role in the country's energy transition.”
Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vietnam Electricity Construction Corporation said: “VNECO is an enterprise with more than 30 years of leadership in the field of construction and installation, providing package equipment, and transferring equipment, technology and invest in projects on power generation, power transmission, power stations for the power industry and infrastructure in Vietnam. We are delighted to partner with GE - one of the world's leading wind turbine manufacturers, a pioneer in the field of renewable energy, especially wind power. With the combination of leading wind turbine technology and long-term experience in the field of power construction, we believe that the strategic cooperation of VNECO and GE will create many good values for society, environment and human."
GE is a long-time partner and has always accompanied Vietnam's energy transition, by introducing innovative technologies to provide sustainable electricity. As Vietnam's electricity demand growing, the Thuan Nhien Phong wind power project will help strengthen GE's position in providing technology support for many power projects across the country. GE Vietnam currently has more than 1,600 employees and is the only wind power equipment supplier (OEM) with a manufacturing plant in the country.