Vietnam’s high wind power potential

HANOI, Vietnam, July 30 (UPI) A World Bank survey says Vietnam has the capacity to produce 513,360 megawatts of wind power annually. That translates into 200 times the output of Southeast Asia’s largest power plant, the Son La Hydroelectric Plant in northern Vietnam, reports the VietNamNet Bridge news site.

Switzerland-based Aerogie Plus has already tapped into Vietnam’s energy market, for a $ 28 million diesel-wind power plant on the island of Con Dao, in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, expected to be operational in 2010.

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