Project developers and government agencies should think about how to maximise the use of renewable energies.
Solar energy, especially photovoltaics (PV), is developing fast globally, driven by technological advancements and the falling cost of solar cells and modules.
Lê Đình Vũ, the owner of Minh Vũ home decor store in HCM City’s Thủ Đức District, spent nearly VNĐ50 million (US$2,155) on installing solar panels on his newly-built house’s roof.
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.
Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2019 started in Hà Nội on Tuesday, covering discussions on the development of renewable energy resources, including solar and wind power.
The country's total rooftop solar power capacity is expected to reach around 2,000 MW by the end of 2020, according to Viet Nam Electricity (EVN).