German firm Siemens has won a US$17.5 million contract to supply inverter systems and other equipment to investment and construction corporation Trungnam Group’s 258MW solar farm in the southern Vietnamese province of Ninh Tuan.
Trungnam Group will use single-axis trackers for a 258MW solar project located in Ninh Thuan Province, Vietnam, which is claimed to be the first tracker-based PV project in the country and the largest with trackers in Southeast Asia.
A joint venture between Thai energy firm B.Grimm Power and Vietnamese conglomerate Xuan Cau Group has awarded Beijing-based PowerChina International Group a contract to build the largest solar PV project in Southeast Asia.
Thailand’s B.Grimm Power has signed a cooperation agreement with Vietnam’s Xuan Cau to develop the largest solar PV project in Southeast Asia, standing at 420MW capacity in Tay Ninh, southwest Vietnam.
Sunseap International, a subsidiary of Singapore-based Sunseap Group, has started construction of its 186MW, US$150 million solar farm in Vietnam – claimed to be the largest PV project in the ASEAN region.
Canada-based specialty metals firm, 5N Plus said it had secured a series of multi-year contracts for the supply of semiconductor materials (CdTe) and ancillary services deal with leading CdTe thin-film PV module manufacturer, First Solar.
A joint venture between Sunseap, InfraCo Asia and CMX Renewable Energy Canada has received the green light for a 168MW solar PV project in the Ninh Thuan province of Vietnam, which will be the largest in the country.
Univergy International has started a joint venture with Japanese company Europe Clean Energies Japan and the Vietnamese Thanh Nien Media Corporation, to develop a 44.4MW solar PV project in Dak Nong, Cu Jut district, Vietnam.
Thai power firm Gulf Energy Development plans to build a 48MW solar project in Vietnam in partnership with conglomerate Thanh Thanh Cong Group (TTC Group), according to a filing on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
Vietnam has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) requesting consultations with the US over its 30% solar import tariffs and discussions over compensation, according to a WTO filing dated 2 March.