No more wind and solar power sources to be added this year

The Ministry of Industry and Trade will not add any more wind and solar power into this year’s plan, due to a lack of input facilities to transfer them to the national grid.

According to the deputy director of the National Load Dispatch Center – Nguyễn Quốc Trung, even after energizing all approved new projects to ensure power supply to important load centers such as Hà Nội and HCM City as well as to release renewable energy (RE), most of the 500kV transformers were at full load.

In addition, with the increasing rate of RE sources put into operation, the problem of stabilizing the power system in real-time was still a big challenge, he added.

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