In a report sent to the Government and the National Assembly, Anh’s ministry said extreme weather conditions have left many hydropower plants without enough water to produce electricity.
National Assembly (NA) deputies on Thursday continued questioning Minister of Industry and Trade Trần Tuấn Anh and Minister of Home Affairs Lê Vĩnh Tân on issues under their management.
Solar energy, especially photovoltaics (PV), is developing fast globally, driven by technological advancements and the falling cost of solar cells and modules.
Cost and technology are the top concerns for shrimp farmers when investing in renewable energy, Trần Văn Đấu, a farmer in Cà Mau Province, said.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc received Philippe Le Houerou, CEO of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank (WB) Group, in Hà Nội on Thursday.
The south is expected to face electricity shortages for the next three years as the construction of power plant projects is one to four years behind schedule, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Water management in the Mekong region is, in practice, dominated by energy objectives.