Thursday, 01/06/2023 | 08:26 GMT+7
Vietnam ’s first wind power turbine production factory was inaugurated at the Nomura industrial zone in the northern port city of Hai Phong on October 15.
The 61 million USD project, invested by the US-based GE
group, rolled out over 200 turbines for export in the past five months of test
In the first stage the factory will produce 1.5 MW turbines
for export and is scheduled to mass produce some 10,000 parts and assorted
turbines annually. Its products will be forwarded to GE production facilities
worldwide to be assembled into end products.
The factory now provides stable jobs for over 250 local
workers and contributes to domestic production and daily life as well as for
John Krenicki, Vice President of the GE Group and President
cum General Manager of GE Energy operations in Vietnam , hailed Vietnam as an
ideal destination for investment and expansion of production capacity thanks to
its skilled workforce and the bright prospects of the regional energy industry.
The US giant unveiled a plan to upgrade and expand the factory into a complex specialising in power equipment for clean energy production to meet national and global demand.
By Le My