Vietnam wants to develop high-tech wind power plants

Renewable energy, especially wind power, is believed to be the solution to Vietnam’s increasingly high demand for power. Fifty wind power projects have been registered in Vietnam so far, but only four of them, with the total capacity of 159.2 MW, have been put into commercial operation. According to the World Bank, Vietnam has the greatest potential in the region in developing wind power. Vietnam’s wind power reserves are estimated at 513.360 MW, or six times higher than the total electricity capacity by 2020. The bank’s research found that 8.6 percent of Vietnam’s mainland area has great potential, favorable for the installation of large-scale turbines.

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