According to the Electricity and Renewable Energy Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam aims at 800 MW of installed capacity by 2020 and 6,000 MW by 2020, as compared to 190 MW now for wind power.
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 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.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan held talks with leaders from Western Australia to seek co-operation opportunities in various fields of mutual interest, such as mining, renewable energy, liquefied petroleum gas, education-training, tourism, seaports and agriculture.
The World Bank and the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) have launched a campaign to promote the deployment of renewable energy in the country, with the installation of five solar measurement stations across the country.
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.
The People’s Committee in the south central province of Binh Thuan has approved a renewable energy development policy to build a floating solar power plant in Da Mi reservoir, according to the Vietnam Government Portal.