News Thursday, 06/07/2012, 14:20

Workshop on The Mekong Delta Wind Power Centre

On May 17, Chairman of The Bac Lieu People’s Committee, Mr. Pham Hoang Be along with General Director of The Vietnam Development Bank, Mr. Nguyen Quang Dung presided over a workshop on The Mekong Delta Wind Power Centre.

 At the workshop, leaders of the People’s Committee in Soc Trang and Tra Vinh provinces,  representatives of Boards, Centres, Units and The Vietnam Development Bank Branch with Mr. To Hoai Dan, General Director of Cong Ly Construction - Commerce and Tourism Co., Ltd, the investor of Wind Power Project in Bac Lieu Province.

According to the report on the Bac Lieu province in particular and Mekong Delta provinces in general, the coastal provinces are great potentials of marine economy and those potentials for wind power development with  large scale as well as ecotourism, aquaculture and forestry development.

Representatives at the workshop                                                     Photo:www.baclieugov.vn

Coordinating with Bac Lieu, Soc Trang, Tra Vinh provinces and the Vietnam Development Bank to survey and evaluate the first stage of investment ability for project building of Mekong Delta Wind Power Centre.

Mekong Delta Wind Power Centre Project would be built in Vinh Trach Dong Commune of Bac Lieu province, Duyen Hai District of Tra Vinh province and Vinh Chau District of Soc Trang province.

After finishing this project, it has the capacity of 500 MW, lots of great, long and sustainable benefits. This project is not only ensuring the balance of power for the Mekong Delta region but also transferring the economic structure in region, development tourism and encouraging investment on other industrial projects to protect the environment and reduce the climate change.

The deployment of Mekong Delta Wind Power Centre Project is suitable for the priority policy for power plants using renewable energy belonging to the Government's decision on preference and support, environmental protection activities, mechanisms to support development of wind power projects in Vietnam.

This workshop is in the master plan of coordinating research and survey in Bac Lieu, Soc Trang and Tra Vinh provinces with the Vietnam Development Bank, the 10 pillars of wind turbines set by Cong Ly Construction - Commerce and Tourism Co., Ltd in Bac Lieu province. Basing on the result of the first survey in coastal areas of Mekong Delta to assess comprehension as a basis for recommendation to the Government for promulgating suitable mechanisms and policies on land, infrastructure, electric price…and to be succeed in the deployment of Mekong Delta Wind Power Centre Project in accordance with the advocate of the Government .


Written by  NL-VT

Translated by TD

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