HCM City steps up rooftop solar power development

Vietnam Electricity Ho Chi Minh City (EVN HCMC) on May 12 signed a memorandum of understanding on solar power development with the Bach Khoa Investment and Development of Solar Energy Corporation, the Vietnam Ecological Solutions JSC and the TTC Energy JSC.

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Accordingly, EVN HCMC will partner with those providers to encourage the public to use green and clean energy at preferential costs.

EVN HCMC Deputy General Director Bui Trung Kien said the economical and effective use of energy and the sustainable development of renewable energies will help ensure energy security, reduce pollution and protect public health.

Nguyen Duc Anh from the Vietnam Ecological Solutions JSC said HCM City has great potential for rooftop solar power development, and pledged to provide the best services for customers.

After installing solar panels on roofs, households or businesses wishing to connect with the national grid or sell electricity to the power sector could contact the EVN HCMC hotline 1900545454.

According to the EVN HCMC, the city now has 6,835 rooftop solar installations with a total capacity of 88.78 MWp. Up to 30.49 million kWh has been connected to the national grid, excluding the volume consumed by owners.

VNA