British group wants to invest in offshore wind power project worth 10 billion USD in Quang Ninh

British group wants to invest in offshore wind power project worth 10 billion USD in Quang Ninh
British group wants to invest in offshore wind power project worth 10 billion USD in Quang Ninh

The offshore wind power project in Quang Ninh will have an estimated project capacity of 3GW and the energy output expected to be generated on the Northern grid in the range of 8-10 TWh/year.

Recently, BP Group (from the UK) and Sovico Group Joint Stock Company (Vietnam) proposed to invest in an offshore wind power project in Quang Ninh province. Industry and Trade newspaper news.

Accordingly, the offshore wind power project in Quang Ninh will have an estimated project capacity of about 3GW and the energy output expected to be generated on the Northern power grid in the range of 8-10 TWh/year. The number of wind turbines built is about 150-200 turbines. Each turbine has a capacity of 15-20 MW, connected to the national grid at a voltage of 500kV. Total investment is expected to be 8-10 billion USD.

The project will be developed in phases. The commercial operation period of phase 1 is expected from 2027-2030, with an output of 500 MW; phase 2, phase 3 is from 2030-2035 (depending on the progress of grid development), with a total capacity of 2.5GW.

Mr. Nguyen Manh Cuong, Director of Quang Ninh Department of Planning and Investment highly appreciated the idea of ​​investment proposal in the field of renewable energy, clean energy. However, Mr. Son also shared the difficulties and obstacles, thereby suggesting that investors together with departments and agencies study to solve them, so that the offshore wind power project in Quang Ninh province can soon be implemented in the near future. .

According to Quang Ninh newspaper, at the end of August, Mr Nguyen Tuong Van, Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee worked with BP Group and SOVICO when these businesses came to explore investment opportunities in Quang Ninh in the field of offshore wind power.

Quang Ninh has proposed to the Ministry of Industry and Trade to add more MW of electricity to the draft Power Plan VIII. Specifically, additionally develop 5,000MW of wind power in the period of 2021-2040, of which 3,000MW is offshore wind power and 2,000MW is onshore wind power; in the period 2021-2030 is 2,500MW (offshore is 500MW and onshore is 2,000MW).

In addition to the LNG gas power plant project that has been invested in Cam Pha City with a capacity of 1,500MW, many investors now come to learn, research, invest and develop renewable energy, including wind power. in Quang Ninh. Because Quang Ninh has up to 250km of sea route, with the best electricity transmission and connection infrastructure in the country.


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