Gia Lai Electricity Joint Stock Company has hired Japanese-owned JGC Vietnam Co., Ltd as the contractor for the construction of a solar power plant in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai’s Krong Pa District.
The lump sum turnkey contract covers engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) for the 49MW plant.
When it starts generating power next autumn it would be among the largest such facilities in the country.
TTC Energy, whose biggest subsidiary is Gia Lai Electricity JSC, has invested heavily in clean energy and trialled wind and solar power models besides investing in hydropower projects.
It plans to achieve a solar capacity of 1,000MW and wind capacity of 40MW so that they account for 73 per cent of its total capacity by 2020.
JGC Vietnam is an engineering company specialising in EPC (Engineering – Procurement – Construction) services and technical solutions for various industries.
It is a 100 per cent affiliate of JGC Group of Japan.