Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2020 kicks off

VOV.VN - Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2020 opened in Hanoi on August 25, aiming to promote future sustainable energy development, ensure energy security, remove barriers towards clean energy development, and boost a green economy.

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Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2020 kicks off in Hanoi (Photo: VNA)

The event, titled “Breakthrough to Recovery and Green Development for A Peaceful Life”, is being jointly held by the Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance, the Vietnam Coalition for Climate Action, the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations, and others.

The occasion is set to serve as an ideal platform for relevant stakeholders to provide recommendations to accelerate energy transition in an effective and sustainable manner. It is expected to put forward innovations to make breakthroughs in renewable energy development, climate, and environmental protection policies nationwide.

Nguy Thi Khanh, director of the Green Innovation and Development Center under the Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance, said the fifth edition of the event will provide a perfect venue for policymakers, scientists, businessmen, and people to share their respective experiences, whilst devising viable solutions for boosting the country’s clean energy development and green economy.

At the opening ceremony, Cecile Leroy, representative of the delegation of the European Union to Vietnam, said the EU is currently focusing on clean energy and is ready to partner with other stakeholders in an effort to fulfill the goals of developing sustainable energy and a green economy.

She pointed out that the EU has signed numerous cooperation agreements with relevant Vietnamese ministries to boost sustainable energy transformation. She affirmed the EU is willing to provide both financial assistance and expertise to the nation as it strives to develop a green economy.

The event is scheduled to run until August 8.


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