Renewable energy development rate in HCMC accounts 0.99 percent

Renewable energy development rate in HCMC accounts 0.99 percent

The Ho Chi Minh City has set a target to develop renewable energy of 1.74 percent of the city’s total renewable energy consumption in the period of 2016 -2020, said the HCMC department of natural resources and environment.
The international conference of renewable energy. (Photo petrotimes)

Renewable energy in Vietnam has great potential yet poor exploitation

The renewable energy in Vietnam possesses great potential, yet exploiting it still quite poor, according to professionals in the international conference ‘Integrating aquaculture and renewable energy system, a driving force for renewable energy development in Vietnam’ held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 11.
Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong sees made in Vietnam gasification furnace, a technology that turns trash into a fuel, at Go Cat landfill site (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC to develop large scale waste to energy plant

Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on Tuesday surveyed an energy from waste pilot line at Go Cat fall fill site, saying that the city permits investors to develop the facility into a large scale plant.