VN should move away from coal power: GGGI

Việt Nam News reporter Ngọc Bích speaks with Dr. Frank Rijsberman, director general of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) — a Seoul-based international organisation — about the potential of renewable energy in Việt Nam and what the country should do to overcome challenges in the process of implementing renewable projects. What is your forecast of the future power demand of the Asian region in general and of Việt Nam in particular? What does renewable energy mean to countries’ economic development? Asia is moving to the centre of the global energy arena, and whether the Paris Agreement will be a success or not will be determined by how rapidly Asia can move away from coal and adopt clean and renewable energy.

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