Wind Power

28 May 2021

GE Bags 88MW Vietnam Turbine Deal

28 May 2021  by   

GE Renewable Energy has secured an 88MW contract to supply its Cypress turbines for a wind project in Vietnam’s Ninh Thuan province.

BIM Wind, a joint venture between Ayala Corporation and BIM Group, placed the order for GE to supply, install and commission the turbines as well as service the machines for 15 years.

The project is expected to be commissioned and operational by the end of third quarter of 2021.

All turbines will be equipped with the two-piece blade design.

BIM Energy CEO Doan Quoc Huy said: “GE’s Cypress technology is the right platform for our first wind farm in Vietnam and we are delighted to partner with GE Renewable Energy as we aim to develop at least 1000MW of clean energy by 2025 contributing to Vietnam’s vision for cleaner sources of energy.”

GE Renewable Energy south Asia onshore wind regional leader Gilan Sabatier said: “We are extremely excited to partner with AC Energy and BIM Group - who share our values and are fully engaged in accelerating the energy transition in Vietnam.

“We thank them for their trust on this key wind project for the country.

“This is another addition to what is now becoming a sizeable project backlog for us in Vietnam, validating our position as a technology partner of choice supporting our customers in capturing the best wind resources and driving energy costs down.”

AC Energy International chief operating officer Patrice Clausse said: “This is AC Energy’s second wind farm in Vietnam utilising GE Renewable Energy’s turbines.

“As we expand our renewable energy initiatives in the region, we look into partners like GE, with their long-established focus on new technologies, to underpin our 2025 goal.

“AC Energy aims to accelerate the energy transition in Vietnam through partners such as BIM Renewables and GE.

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