The first phase of the largest rooftop solar power system in Vietnam has been put into operation at Song Than Inland Clearance Depot (ICD) in southern Binh Duong province.
The system, with capacity of 500.96kWp, has been constructed by SolarESCO, a member of renewable energy solution provider SolarBK, in four months.
The system is expected to save about 4.5 percent of the port’s monthly expense for power, more than 14 billion VND a year, and reduce annual CO2 emission by over 500 tonnes, said Nguyen Thanh Son, Director of the New Port-Song Than ICD Company.
In the second phase of the project, the solar power system will be installed on an area of 60,000 sqm to bring total capacity to 1.150 MWp, making it Vietnam’s largest roof solar energy system.
Once the second phase is complete, emissions will decline by more than 976 tonnes annually, making New Port-Song Than ICD Vietnam’s pioneer in clean power and green logistics.