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Wind and solar power are poised for a significant rise in Vietnam and will hit 19.9 GW by 2030, according to a new report. The study predicts a compound annual growth rate of 22.4 per cent for currently untapped non-hydropower renewables in the country, which it attributes to a change in government policies.
With thousands of hydropower dams planned across the globe, a new report from WWF and The Nature Conservancy demonstrates how the renewable energy revolution can solve the world’s climate and energy challenge without sacrificing its remaining free-flowing rivers and the diverse benefits they provide to people and nature.
EGAT is planning to renovate existing power plants as well as make preparations to support electricity generation from renewable energy. EGAT’s Governor said that his company will continue to develop the country’s energy security in keeping with consumers’ changing demands and the global push towards more renewable energy sources.
The first image that usually springs to mind when someone mentions any Southeast Asian capital is congested roads filled with honking cars and motorcycles. Since most vehicles in the region run on gasoline or diesel, they contribute significantly to the worsening air pollution in Southeast Asia’s cities...electric vehicles could however change all that.