Another large-scale PV plant announced in Vietnam

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In another large-scale solar announcement for the country, Chinese PV manufacturer, Sungrow announced that Vietnam-based Dai Hai Power has contracted it to supply central inverters to a 100 MWp solar park near Buon Me Thuot City.

A spokesperson for Sungrow tells pv magazine the product will be shipped this November, while the project is set to be completed in May 2019. They could not disclose any further information, other than to say Dai Hai Power is the investor.

Located on a brownfield site, near a hydro power plant, the solar project will help to supply the hydro company with 100% clean electricity, when complete.

“The 100 MWp project utilizes 31 units 1500Vdc 2.5 MW central inverters. This turnkey solution with transformer and RMU, is optimized for easy installation and commissioning, shortens the construction period, and enables overall cost-savings,” read the Sungrow statement.

No further details were shared, and Dai Hai Power could not be reached for comment.

pv magazine recently attended the inauguration of Sungrow’s new, 3 GW inverter factory, in India – its first outside of China. While 1 GW of the capacity will comprise the manufacture of string inverters, the remaining 2 GW will comprise central inverters.

This article was amended on August 21 at 11.00 to include comment from Sungrow.