European investors remain interested in the nation’s green energy opportunities, Photo: Ngoc Ha During his recent field trip to the south-central provinces of Binh Thuan and Khanh Hoa to explore the potential for renewable energy development, Bruno Angelet, Ambassador and head of the European Union Delegation to Vietnam, told VIR that Vietnam boasts great potential to develop wind and solar power projects. “The EU is greatly interested in developing these projects and it has always been a leading provider of high technology,” he said. The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is said to have given the green light to implement a floating solar power plant in the area of the Se San hydropower plant located in the Central Highlands region, with financial backing from the EU and France. Duchateau Koen, head of Co-operation under the European Union Delegation to Vietnam, also told VIR that some European investors are becoming interested in implementing renewable energy projects in the nation. “With the country’s growing demand for electricity and investment capital for further electricity development, the EU will continue supporting the implementation of renewable energy projects, with a focus on floating solar projects,” Koen said. Investment requirements The US Department of… Read full this story
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