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Nearly 20,000 rooftop solar power projects installed

Update: August, 10/2020 - 17:00
Nearly 20,000 rooftop solar power projects were installed nationwide in the past seven months. — VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has announced that nearly 20,000 rooftop solar power projects with a combined capacity of 541.66 MWp were installed nationwide in the past seven months.

So far, more than 41,180
rooftop solar power projects have been put into operation throughout the country with a total capacity of 925.8 MWp.

In January-July, the company produced and imported 142.47 billion kWh, up 2.09 per cent against the same period last year, of which hydropower was 29.22 billion kWh (down 20.52 per cent), coal thermal power 80.87 billion kWh (up 14.54 per cent), gas turbines 22.4 billion kWh (down 15.36 per cent), oil thermal power 1.03 billion kWh (up 33.11 per cent), and renewable energy (wind power, solar power, and biomass power) 6.33 billion kWh.

The EVN reported that in the seven-month period, commercial electricity rose 2.3 per cent to 122.69 billion kWh.

It also began construction of 81 electricity works and completed the connection of 63 others to the national power grid. — VNS

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