More Vestas turbines for Vietnam’s largest intertidal wind farm
Vestas has secured a 50 MW order with the Vietnamese EPC construction company, Bac Phuong JSC, for the second phase of the Dong Hai 1 intertidal wind project.
This project win comes after Vestas was awarded the first phase of the project in December 2019.
With this second phase in place, the 100 MW Dong Hai 1 will be the largest intertidal wind project in Vietnam to date, Vestas said.
To optimise energy production for the site’s specific wind conditions, Vestas will supply and supervise the installation of 13 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines, with ten turbines in 3.8 MW and three turbines in 4.0 MW operating modes.
The project, located off Bạc Liêu Province, in shallow waters of the Mekong Delta, will also feature customised towers placed on reinforced onshore foundations above sea level.
“This is Vestas’ seventh intertidal win, demonstrating our ability to develop wind energy solutions for projects close to shore to capture the unblocked wind resources from the sea, and we are excited to support our partners in conquering this space,” said Clive Turton, President of Vestas Asia Pacific.
Turbine installation is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2021. The order also includes a 10-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement.