Vietnam could face an electricity shortage of 6.6 billion kWh in 2021 and 11.8 billion kWh in 2022. The shortage could increase to 15 billion kWh in 2023, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
With the prospects of power shortages in the coming time as well as concerns about transmission line and grid connection, solar rooftop panels could ease power demand, while contributing to sustainable development. VIR’s Phuong Thu reports on what makes rooftop solar panels shine in Vietnam.
Vietnam could face power shortages in the early 2020s, delegates at a workshop in Hanoi heard on November 29.
The Vinh Tan 1 thermal power plant’s second turbine is now in the stage of trial run and is expected to start commercial operation by the end of this year, six months ahead of schedule.
Vietnam’s electricity supply might meet only half of total demand in the future, predicted Tran Trong Quyet, vice chairman of the Southern Power Association.
The southern region is facing the threat of a power shortage during the dry season as construction of power plants is behind schedule.
(VOV) -The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) of Japan has granted 1,770 million Japanese yen (over VND472.1 million) in non-refundable aid to a Hanoi-based plant to generate electricity from waste.
The domestic demand for electricity is constantly increasing, while the water levels in many reservoirs in the northern and central regions are low, with some even drying out.