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January 18, 2022

Vinh Son, Vietnam

By Carmen

Vinh Son is a 66MW hydro power project. It is located on Kone river/basin in Binh Dinh, Vietnam. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1991 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1994.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 66 66 Active Binh Dinh, Vietnam Song Da

Description

The project was developed by Song Da. The project is currently owned by Refrigeration Electrical Engineering with a stake of 49.5% and Vietnam Electricity.

Vinh Son is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 102 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 88m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 2 in number. The project generated 230 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1991 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1994.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of pelton turbines, each with 33MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

About Song Da

Song Da Corp (Song Da) is a construction contracting company. The company offers services such as general contracting, engineering, procurement and construction services. It is involved in underground, tunnels, rail and traffic works. Song Da specializes in the development of engineering and construction, power and electricity, housing and urban infrastructure projects. Its project comprises Parliament House, Tunnel through Ngang Pass, HH4 Mix House, Ho Chi Minh road, and Lang Trung – Hoa Lac expressway and others. The company operates with additional offices in Son La province and Gia Lai province, Vietnam. Song Da is headquartered in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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