Households in Vietnam which install rooftop solar power systems by 2021 will receive a maximum of 6 million VND (256 USD) each from the German Government through the German development bank KfW.
Buying electricity directly from private companies running renewable energy power plants, and not through Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), is being considered.
The Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) has announced that it will accelerate its projects within this year to ensure electricity supply for 2019, thus meeting rising demand for energy in service of the national development as well as that by foreign investors.
Vietnam’s first electric vehicle quick charger system opened on November 20 in the central city of Da Nang.
The electricity industry must improve its management and technology to reduce losses in the transmission grid as well as eradicate power stealing, which are very serious in rural and remote areas, delegates heard at a recent seminar in Con Dao Island in Ba Ria – Vung Tau.
Over VND10.8 trillion (US$491 million) will be allocated to projects providing electricity from the national grid to rural areas and islands in 19 provinces and cities nationwide from 2016 to 2020.