One of the 22 wind power turbines at Ia Pet - Dak Doa 1 farm, provided by Chinese manufacturer Envision Energy, cracked and broke during maintenance. Gia Lai Department of Industry and Trade has asked the investors to report and explain.
|Turbine blades of Envision Energy have broken down. Photo: tuoitre.vn |
On the evening of December 25, Gia Lai Department of Industry and Trade confirmed that one of the 22 wind power turbines at the Ia Pet - Dak Doa 2 wind power plant had shut down and broken.
The wind power turbine is marked No.30, and next to the operating station of Ia Pet - Dak Doa 1 Wind Power Plant in Dak Doa district's Ia Pet commune.
Pham Van Binh, director of Gia Lai Department of Industry and Trade, told local media that during the inspection, the maintenance staff of the wind power turbine had opened the wings to change direction, but they did not close the wings in time due to the wind, so it cracked and broken.
"The investor is also waiting for the analysis and report," Binh said, adding that the department had asked Ia Pet - Dak Doa 1 Wind Power Plant to report the incident.
The turbine is provided by Chinese Envision Energy, which has a representative office at Charmvit Tower in Hanoi's Tran Duy Hung street. Its parent company is based in Shanghai, and its manufacturing factory is in China's Jiangsu province. In Vietnam, Envision Energy has delivered many turbines to wind power projects across the country, especially in Gia Lai province.
The Ia Pet - Dak Doa 1 wind power farm is invested by Ia Pet - Dak Doa Number 1 Wind Power JSC, while the Ia Pet - Dak Doa 2 farm is invested by Ia Pet - Dak Doa Number 2 Wind Power JSC, both belonging to TRE Group (Technology Resources Energy).
Both farms were built by venture EPC Powerchina Vietnam General Contractor and Powerchina Huadong; Thanh An Trading and Investment Consulting JSC, Vietnam Investment Development Construction JSC, and Power Construction JSC No.1.
Others involved in the project include Power Engineering Consulting JSC 1, Power Engineering Consulting JSC 4, Underwriters Laboratories, and EVN International Construction JSC.
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