Vietnam set to become Southeast Asia renewable energy leader: Conference

HANOI— With its abundant resources and soaring demand for clean energy, Việt Nam is poised to become a regional leader in renewable energy, a conference organised by Forbes Vietnam heard last Friday.

Hà Đăng Sơn, deputy director of the Việt Nam Low Emission Energy Programme II (V-LEEP II), highlighted the country’s attractive prospects for local and foreign investors in renewables.

“Việt Nam’s vast renewable resources, growing energy demand and supportive governmental policies are major contributing factors.”

Its ample solar resources offer favourable conditions for investors as do its extensive coastline and favourable wind conditions, he said.

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