Vietnam Clean Energy Forum looks towards carbon neutrality

The second Vietnam Clean Energy Forum took place in Hanoi on April 7, offering a venue for managers, scientists and businesses to exchange views on mechanisms, policies, technology and financing for wind, solar and gas power projects towards carbon neutrality.

Vietnam’s renewable energy sources have reached about 20.7 GW, accounting for more than 27 percent of its total power capacity.

However, the strong development of wind and solar power projects has led to an imbalance of transmission sources by region because these projects are mainly developed in the central and southern regions. In addition, the implementation of clean energy projects currently is facing many difficulties related to planning, construction investment, site clearance, and financial mechanisms.

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