Mr. Daisuke Shindo - Consultant for Japanese investors asking about the planning of solar power plants in Binh Duong Province; which areas in the province can be accepted for the construction of solar power plants? Is a potential local partner interested in building solar power plants?
Answer by Department of Industry and Trade:
1. Investor desires to know about the planning of solar power plants in Binh Duong Province:
Pursuant to Circular No.16/2017/TT-BCT dated September 12nd 2017 of the Ministry of Industry and Trade on project development and model sale contract applicable to solar power projects, effective from October 26th 2017. The Department of Industry and Trade is advising the provincial People's Committee on the policy of planning for development of solar power in Binh Duong period 2018-2020, vision to 2030; Therefore, to date, Binh Duong province has no approved solar power development plan.
2. 2. Which areas in the province can be accepted for the construction of solar power plants (area of 15-60 hectares):
The content about land area for project implementation does not belong to the management of Department of Industry and Trade; however, investors can contact the People's Committees of districts, towns and cities to find out suitable land based on the review of existing local plans. After having common agreement with localities, investors will be instructed by the Department of Industry and Trade to compile additional applications in the provincial electricity development plan, to set up a solar power project in accordance with regulations.
3. Potential local partner companies interested in building solar power plants:
Investors can contact the following companies to find out and cooperate: