The first airports in Vietnam use solar electric

Da Nang International Airport is the firts solar power project worth USD 9.8 million by the Corporation of Central Airports and installate by Methis Environmental Company (Belgium).

February 1, Mr. Pham Van Thanh, Deputy Director of Aviation Airport Central Corporation (MAC)  said towards a green airport, international standards on environment, MAC is working with the Environmental Methis to installate of solar power capacity of 2.5 MW. This project has been Danang People's Committee granted an investment license No. 321043000158 dated 15 June 2012 with a total investment of USD 9.8 million. The MAC provides the location, Methis Environmental equipment installation. MAC will purchase electricity from Methis Environmental in the 25 years. The purchase price of solar electricity will be 5% cheaper than current price from EVN. It is expected in July 2012 solar power system will operate.

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