This agreement sets up a joint venture company that will introduce a new generation of sustainable smart energy solutions to Vietnam. The joint venture will launch a new service platform offering to Becamex and Sembcorp-owned integrated developments, focusing on multi-energy services and efficiency tools For a start, industrial tenants will be offered renewable energy generated by solar systems installed on the rooftops of their factories. According to Koh Chiap Khiong, head of Singapore, Southeast Asia & China (Energy), Sembcorp Industries, the company believed the solutions will enable it to provide greater added value to partners and customers of VSIP and Becamex by helping them manage their carbon emissions and achieve cost savings at the same time. “As an integrated energy and urban partner, Sembcorp’s green energy offering is in line with the Vietnamese government’s renewable energy goals and the company’s commitment to supporting a low-carbon … [Read more...] about 1,000 factories at VSIP to switch to solar energy
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A rooftop solar power system being installed at a secondary school in HCM City’s Binh Chanh District. VNA/VNS. He uses the power they produce for daily activities and draws less from the national grid. More and more people in the city like Vu are opting for rooftop solar panels to reduce their monthly energy costs. Companies too are installing them at their factories. At the Saigon Hi-Tech Park, Sacom - Chip Sang Co., Ltd is using energy from a solar power system it installed on its office building this year. The panels are being installed in schools and people’s committee offices across the city. The HCM City Power Corporation (EVNHCMC) has in co-operation with suppliers of rooftop solar power facilities installed them at many schools. The People’s Committee of District 12 has installed a system on its 300sq.m office. In Binh Chanh District, 166 rooftop solar installations with a combined capacity of 5,283 kWp, 50 per cent higher than the target set by EVNHCMC, … [Read more...] about Rooftop solar’s growing popularity in HCM City
Power from the regional and national grids is complemented by renewable energy generated on the spot The original development began with Dinh Vu IZ on the Dinh Vu Peninsula in Haiphong. From a deserted area mainly used for fishing, over the past 20 years, the peninsula has turned into a fully-functioning IZ with reliable state-of-the art utility systems. So far, it has attracted $3.7 billion in investment from 84 multinational companies and created more than 10,000 jobs directly and 50,000 indirectly. Both local and foreign businesses investing in Haiphong and the Deep C cluster are thriving. Tenants not only enjoy sustainable industrial development, but also benefit from Deep C’s prime location and good connectivity. Thanks to the success of Dinh Vu IZ – also known as Deep C I – the company has expanded to the south of Dinh Vu for Deep C II and to Cat Hai Island for Deep C III. This last Deep C installation is located next to Lach Huyen Deep Sea Port, adding … [Read more...] about Deep C turns to green growth to develop pioneer eco-park
A shrimp farming area which uses Israeli technology in Dam Ha District. — Photo baodautu.vn The People’s Committee of northern Quang Ninh Province has approved the establishment of a hi-tech farming zone, expected to cost VND829 billion (US$36 million), in Dam Ha District. Covering nearly 170ha, the zone will be used for researching and fostering the application of technology in the seafood industry with a focus on shrimp development in the province and others in the north. It will be also in charge of providing fish breeds, developing technologies used for fisheries farming and support industries besides focusing on personnel training for the seafood industry, the online newspaper said. Of the zone’s total investment, VND159 billion will come from the provincial budget while the remainder will be contributed by the Binh Thuan Province-based Viet-Uc Seafood Corp – the zone’s developer and strategic investor. The company will be eligible to manage more … [Read more...] about Quang Ninh approves $36m hi-tech farming zone
Those who ignore or collude with each other to shatter urban development planning not only make the lives of urban people increasingly confined and suffocated, but also jam development space for the future. Hanoi and HCM City residents feel this most clearly. In the morning, when leaving home to go to the office and school, and in the afternoon, when returning home, they have to struggle on the road with the flow of people and exhaust from cars and motorbikes. In the summer sun, people are subjected to the scorching heat because of the asphalt effect, concrete houses, and the heat from air conditioners and engines. When it rains, people have to struggle because the roads turn into rivers and streams. Most of the elderly do not have places for relaxation, while children have no place to play. When people feel tired, they need cool spaces to walk and rest in, but it is just a far-away dream. The problem is difficult to settle, so people as well as the next generations will suffer. What … [Read more...] about Who spoils Hanoi’s planning?