Electrical workers operate a substation to supply power for households. (Photo: SGGP)

Power supply excessive, power grids insufficient

Rapid development of solar power plants has led to overloading on the transmission lines and electrical substations from 110kV to 500 kV in Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan provinces. Meanwhile, overhead power line projects to transmit power generated by solar power plants have faced several difficulties, especially obstacles in site clearance.
Solar power capacity hits 4,464 MWs

Solar power capacity hits 4,464 MWs

The National Electric System Moderation Center, announced that 82 solar power plants with total capacity of 4,464 megawatts (MWs) have been checked conditions and successfully energized by June 30.
Wakening up potentials of solar power

Wakening up potentials of solar power

The Prime Minister has recently signed a decision to add the Loc Ninh solar power project in Binh Phuoc Province to the plan to develop national power generation with capacity of 800 MWp.
Workers install solar panels on the roof of a building. (Photo: SGGP)

City promotes development of solar power

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has recently promulgated an energy saving program to encourage the development of renewable energy, of which solar energy will be given the priority.