Tuesday, 13 June 2017 About 50 representatives from the European Union (EU), EU state members and civil society organisations (CSOs) took part at “EU Grant beneficiaries Forum 2017” held at the Centre for Woman and Development, 20 Thuy Khe, Tay Ho, Ha Noi.
Pure drinking water supplication system directly integrating solar energy is one of the initiatives on clean water solutions – green energy for Vietnamese rural communities has been implemented and first introduced by Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) at Nam Cuong commune, Tien Hai district, Thai Binh province since 2012. After a period of development, this combined model demonstrates practical benefits for rural people to access clean water with affordable costs using environment-friendly energy. So far, the model has been replicated in several localities in the North of Vietnam: Bac Hai and Nam Cuong commune, Tien Hai district, Thai Binh province; Hai Ha and Hai Chinh commune, Hai Hau district, Nam Dinh province and currently Tu Mai commune, Yen Dung district, Bac Giang province. This prose will focus on describing the model structure, operation principles and the benefits that this system brings.
From 23rd to 29th October 2016, Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) in collaboration with Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of An Giang province held a study tour in Thailand on renewable energy development and planning model with the participation of project management in An Giang.
The National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam voted to scrap the Ninh Thuan nuclear power plants project with a majority of more than 90% – a right and ...
To improve the citizens’ knowledge of using power efficiently and effectively as well as encourage them to apply sustainable energy models accompanied by reasonably utilizing local natural resources in order to protect the environment are among the objectives of the project “Promoting Sustainable Energy Solutions at Community level in Ca Mau province for better water resource governance in Mekong Basin” that is funded by Oxfam Australia.
“We are determined to turn Nam Cuong into the first commune using clean energy in Vietnam,” says Mr. Hoang Ngoc Sang, the chairman of Nam Cuong’s People Committee. Since 2012, this small coastal commune in Tien Hai district, Thai Binh province, Vietnam, has been applying a Local Energy Planning approach. His words, and the local residents’ work, showcase a new thinking and determination in utilizing sustainable energy for their community.
Nguy Thi Khanh, Executive Director of the Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) under the Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance, said the Government has put forth a number of policies to support the need. .
Vietnam’s coal industry was hit by one of its worst environmental disasters this year after torrential rain flooded its coal hub in the northeast Quang Ninh province, causing landslides and toxic coal ash spills.