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Energy-saving taking top spot in solutions for electricity crisis

With the demand for electricity increasing rapidly and supply and a sense of economical use more limited, saving electricity is deemed an important tool during possible periods of crisis in the future.

Smart cities and streetlight systems

A report by the Ministry of Planning and Investment shows that electricity for lighting in Vietnam accounts for about 35% of the total electricity supply, while the rate is 15-17% in the world.


Vietnam aims to utilise energy saving and environmental protection

Vietnam aims to utilise energy saving and environmental protection by reducing total heat consumption by 2.86 per cent and total power consumption by 8.77 per cent by 2025, and 14 and 9.68 per cent by 2030  compared to figures from 2015 to 2018. 

Experts suggest adjusting electricity retail price once every six months

Electricity consumers complain that retail electricity prices keep increasing.

Electricity Regulatory Authority rethinks single pricing model

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has changed the proposal of allowing household consumers to choose to pay electricity bills under either a multi-tiered price or single-price mechanism.

Saving 10% energy consumed per year could reduce the need for one power plant

Do Huu Hao, President of the Viet Nam Union of Science and Technology talks to the newspaper Hải Quan (Customs) on the cost-effectiveness of energy saving.

Vietnamese Government cracks down on used machinery

Vietnam has banned imports of used machinery, equipment and production line technology aged more than 10-years-old.

Vietnam wants more ecological IZs

After three years of implementing the ecological industrial zone (IZ) model, 72 businesses in Vietnam have saved VND70 billion by reducing the amount of waste discharged into the environment.

Energy saving a blind spot for VN’s high-rise buildings

Ninety per cent of high-rise buildings in Vietnam have failed to integrate energy efficiency into their design and operations, causing enormous wastage, especially with the number of such buildings growing by 6–7 per cent a year.

Autism growing in Vietnam

Autism growing in Vietnam; France to sponsor tertiary education festival; Taxi app in breach of local regulations; Russian Duma Chairman meets Hanoi students; Denmark assists Vietnam in energy saving

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