Russian, Belgian joint venture plans 1GW Vietnam offshore wind farm

05 08 2021 | 10:39

Russian oil & gas company Zarubezhneft and DEME Concessions Wind have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop a 1 GW Vinh Phong wind farm offshore Vietnam.

The consortium plans to commission the project’s first phase with 600 MW capacity by 2026 and the second phase with 400 MW capacity by 2030.

The subsidiaries of the two companies, DEME Offshore and Vietsovpetro are also signatories to the MoU.

DEME Offshore and Vietsovpetro will be the exclusive contractors for the project.

Vinh Phong will need to raise VND 72.9 billion (around EUR 2.7 billion) of investments and it will be capable of providing a total of VND 10 billion of tax contributions, Zarubezhneft said.