juwi crosses the 100-MW mark in Vietnam
The new PV project has a size of 50 megawatts and is to be constructed in the middle of Vietnam close to the eastern coastline.
With the signing of its third turnkey EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) contract of a 50 MWp solar energy project with a consortium of Quadran International of France and TTVN Group of Vietnam, juwi has increased its footprint in Vietnam beyond the 100-MW mark. The cumulative capacities to be installed by juwi until June 2019 in Vietnam now stand at 130 MWp.
This new project is to be constructed in Cat Hiep, Binh Dinh province of Vietnam, approx. 600 kilometers northeast of Ho-Chi-Minh. juwi will be responsible for the construction, design and engineering of the plant as well as the procurement of the components. Once completed, juwi will be responsible for operation and maintenance of the plant at least for the next two years. The plant is expected to add more than 75 million kilowatt hours of clean electricity to Vietnam’s national grid annually.
"For juwi, this project represents a continued commitment with international and Vietnamese project development partners in the exciting emerging market of Vietnam." said Dr. Valerie Speth, juwi’s Regional Director for the Asia Pacific Region on the occasion of the ground-breaking ceremony of the project on 29th October 2018. The juwi group has been active in APAC since 2010, with over 1 GW of solar projects already delivered or under construction/ planning.
About the juwi Group
The juwi group is one of the world’s leading companies in the area of renewable energy. The renewable energy pioneer offers project development, EPC as well as O&M services. The company focuses projects with solar and wind energy, complemented by grid integration and storage solutions. The juwi group was established in 1996 in Germany. Since the end of 2014, Mannheim based utility MVV Energie AG has been partner and majority shareholder (63%) of the juwi Group. juwi has about 850 employees worldwide, branches on all continents and is actively engaged in various projects all over the globe. So far, juwi has realized more than 990 wind turbines with a total capacity of more than. 2,300 megawatts at more than 175 sites globally. In the solar segment, more than 1,700 projects with a total capacity of around 2,500 megawatts have been designed and constructed. Within the past 20 years, juwi has initiated an investment volume of around nine billion euros to realize these projects.
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About Quadran International
Quadran International is an Independent Power Producer, belonging to the Lucia Holding Group, which has developed and built more than 600 MW of renewable energy projects in France. Quadran International is been developing renewable energies projects in fifteen countries, gradually establishing itself as one of the key players in the development of renewable energies in emerging countries, with 1 GW developed projects to be built by 2022 and a portfolio of 3.2GW in wind and solar projects. In Vietnam, Quadran International is investing in two solar projects in the provinces of Binh Dinh and Khanh Hoa for a cumulative power of 85 MWp. Its development objectives are to increase its current portfolio of 500 MW of solar and wind power and to build 200 MW per year.
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