The second phase of the Trung Nam wind power plant in Thuan Bac district, south-central Ninh Thuan province, began operations and connected to the national grid on November 29, according to a report from the Vietnam News Agency.

This second phase includes 16 wind turbines with a capacity of 4MW each, installed by the Trung Nam Construction and Engineering JSC under direction from Enercon GmbH - a German supplier of wind turbines and components.

The project is expected to generate 182 million kWh of electricity per year.

Mr. Nguyen Tam Thinh, Chairman of the Board at Trung Nam, was quoted by the news agency as saying that the project is to go into full operations in the first quarter of 2020.

Construction began in August 2016, with investment of VND3.96 trillion ($170 million).

The plant was designed with a capacity of 90-100MW. Its first phase was completed in 2018.