Vietnam supports green energy development: official

Wednesday, 2019-04-10 21:50:42
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Minister of Trade and Industry Tran Tuan Anh speaking at the dialogue (Photo: MOIT)
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NDO/VNA - The Vietnamese Government is committed to assisting energy companies in developing the market and providing energy-saving and environmentally-friendly solutions in the region and in the world, according to Minister of Trade and Industry Tran Tuan Anh.

The official made his statement while attending the annual Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue on April 9.
At the debate session on the future of electricity plants, the Vietnamese minister introduced Vietnam’s policy to boost its national energy security, particularly regarding renewable power, as well as the country’s role in connecting regional energy networks.

Anh stated that Vietnam has always complied with the requirements of the energy transition process and applied green power in a bid to ensure its commitments to protecting the environment as well as promoting energy safety and sustainable economic growth.

The same day, the official had a meeting with Klaus Ernst, Chairman of the Committee on Economic Affairs and Energy under the Parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Ernst said he hopes for close engagement between Vietnam and Germany in the renewable energy sector.

Agreeing with the German official, Anh said that the Vietnamese Government pays significant attention to the field, adding that the country has great potential for developing solar and wind power.