Siemens to provide digitally-enhanced transmission equipment for Vietnamese wind farm

Vietnamese Technology Resources Energy (TRE) has awarded the German equipment manufacturer, Siemens Energy, with a contract to equip two onshore wind farms in Vietnam with digitally enhanced transmission equipment. …

The two wind farms, IaPet-Dak Doa 1 and IaPet-Dak Doa 2, which are located in the Dak Doa district of Gia Lai province in the country’s central highlands, will have a capacity of 100 MW each. Siemens will equip the substation connecting the wind farm to the grid. The German manufacturer will be responsible for supply of three units of 500 kV and two units of 220 kV power transformers, three 500 kV and six 200 kV circuit-breakers with advanced trending, as well as 15×500 kV surge arresters. All of these assets will be equipped with smart IoT technology and sensors to measure the most important operating parameters.


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