Việt Nam green energy gets strong tail wind

Việt Nam is hoping to boost its renewable energy production, especially wind and solar energy, to more than 10.7 per cent of total generation by 2030, up from the previously planned 6 per cent.

Investors hesitate to spend money on making unburnt bricks

The investment rate for an unburnt brick factory is high, while the expected profit is low and the market unstable.

Green Technologies in Vietnam: Opportunities and Challenges

Due to Vietnam's industrialization and integration, the growth in electricity demand has been increasing at an enormous rate. With a population of over 90 million people and an average annual GDP growth rate of 6.9%, in order to ensure sustainable growth, Vietnam has increased its energy demand by 10% during the past 10 years, and is expecting to continue to do so by another 400% over the next 20 years. Electricity consumption accounts for the majority of the energy demand and is expected to increase at an even faster rate, by 600%, over the next 20 years.

Ecofech technology in waste treatment appreciated

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment has awarded certificates of merit to 31 collectives who have made ​​outstanding achievements in the cause of environmental protection, notably, domestic waste incinerator BD – Alpha of Duc Minh Limited Company. This new technology is expected to clean up waste and has high economic efficiency.

Waste-to-Energy and Heat (WtE)

Hanoi has been faced up the lack of waste disposal in 2012 as, in particularly, it discharges 5,000 tons of solid domestic waste everyday on average. Meanwhile, HCMC costs 235 billion dong each year for the treatment of 7,000 tons of waste per day.

Green Technology for Renewable Energy

Vietnam has a large potential of renewable energy. Wind power may be developed over 80% of the country area with its 2,000 – 2,500 daily hours of sunlight. Solar heat gain  is 4.5KWH/m2/day on average which is 43.9 million tons of oil equivalent/year

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