Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has called for the country to save at least 2 per cent of total energy consumption each year.
Phúc said the EVN must find solutions to deal with water shortages for hydropower reservoirs, especially during peak dry season.
Việt Nam saved 492,000 kWh of electricity, equivalent to VNĐ917 million (US$39,700), for one hour on Saturday night, according to the National Power Dispatch Centre.
HCM City’s energy-saving programme in 2016–20 has achieved significant success and is being promoted across the country.
The Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance (VSEA) and the Climate Change Working Group (CCWG) kicked off the Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2018 in Hà Nội yesterday.
Ministry of Finance (MoF) has asked the Government to stop the electricity subsidy for poor households from 2019 for its negative impacts on the national poverty elimination policies.