Binh Thuan proposes to add more than 22 thousand MW to the PDP

26/02/2021 15:00:56 - views: 63

Binh Thuan Provincial People's Committee (PPC) has just submitted a proposal to the Prime Minister (PM) and the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) to add 22,342 MW to the National Electricity Development Planning (PDP) for the period 2021 - 2030, with a vision up to 2045 (PDP VIII).

Binh Thuan proposes to add more than 22 thousand MW to the PDP

In this document, Binh Thuan province proposes to add to PDP VIII: Ke Ga LNG Gas Power project with a capacity of capacity of 3,600 MW, 15 solar power projects with a total capacity of 759 MW and 11 wind power projects including 3 onshore and 8 offshore projects with an expected total capacity of 17,983 MW.
 
According to Binh Thuan PPC, the development of offshore wind power projects will contribute to ensuring electricity prices under a harmonious competition for the interests of the State, investors and people and, at the same time, increasing the localization rate. The investors also commit to invest in accompanied transmission grids if these offshore wind power projects will be permitted by Vietnam Government.
 
Binh Thuan PPC considers the above proposed projects, specially the Ke Ga LNG project will create a driving force for the renewable, gas energy and socio-economic development in locality, and efficient use of the 500 kV power power system from Ham Thuan Nam (Binh Thuan) to Long Thanh (Dong Nai) and Binh Duong.
 
At the same time Binh Thuan PPC, also asks the Government and MOIT to develop the support policies, mechanisms for offshore wind power projects in association with the marine strategy of Vietnam and to consider how to supplement the projects into PDP, bid projects and select investors, calculate electricity prices, purchase power agreement and connecting the offshore power projects to the national power system