Four provinces propose adding wind and solar power projects to PDP8

December 07, 2021 | 15:31
Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan, Quang Ninh, and Thai Binh provinces have recently sent proposals to the Ministry of Industry and Trade to add a series of wind and solar power projects to the National Power Development Plan VIII (PDP8).
Four provinces propose adding wind and solar power projects to PDP8
Several provinces have proposed adding new renewable and eco-friendly power generation capacity to the PDP8

Notably, Binh Thuan proposed to add 22,200MW of offshore wind farms projects, including the 3,400MW Thang Long Wind, 3,500MW La Gan, 1,000MW Vinh Phong, 4,600MW Tuy Phong, and 5,000MW Binh Thuan wind farms.

Regarding liquefied natural gas (LNG), the province proposed adding the 3,200MW LNG Ke Ga to the PDP8. Binh Thuan expected to take three onshore wind farm projects and a hydropower project to the PDP8.

Meanwhile, Ninh Binh People’s Committee proposed adding approximately 42,595MW of power to the planning, including 1,888MW from onshore wind farms and 21,000MW from offshore wind farms. The province also proposed to switch 4,600MW planned for nuclear power into LNG power. It also requested the MoIT to appraise the connecting plans for projects which were approved to be added to the planning but have yet to receive approval for connection plans to the power grid.

Thai Binh province is looking to add 8,700MW of wind power to the PDP8, including a 5,000MW project invested by Xuan Thien Ninh Binh JSC, 3,000MW proposed by the joint venture between T&T group and Orsted Corporation from Denmark, and a 700MW wind farm proposed by Pondera Group from the Netherlands.

Besides, the province proposed adding the 4,500MW Thai Binh LNG power centre and a 20MW waste-to-power project.

Quang Ninh would also add 3,000MW from offshore wind farms and 2,000MW from onshore wind farms. In 2021-2030, the province expects to reach a total capacity of 2,500 MW from both onshore and offshore wind farms.

The province also requested the MoIT to consider adding the second phase of the Quang Ninh LNG power plant project to the PDP8.

The province proposed to adjust the 1,200MW Quang Ninh III and the 400MW Cam Pha III thermal power plants into LNG projects because the investors have yet to implement the construction.

By Ha Vy

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