Việt Nam, Korea seek co-operation in renewable energy
The Vietnam EnergyAssociation (VEA) and South Korea’s association of energy storageindustry development (KEIDA) on Tuesday jointly organised an internationalconference on new technologies in power and renewable energy.
The implementationof the national strategy for developing renewable energy till 2030, with avision to 2050, makes new technologies in this field important for Việt Nam, said HoàngQuốc Vượng, deputy minister of industry and trade, speaking at the conference,which was held in Hà Nội.
Trần Viết Ngãi,chairman of VEA, said that as Koreawas the third major economy in the Asia Pacific region with a developed energyindustry, the conference would offer business opportunities to both countriesin terms of seeking partners and co-operation in technology transfer.
Korea’s Wongwang Electric Power has already granted US$5million for the implementation of some solar energy projects in Việt Nam, Ngãinoted.
Chang Ho Choi,president of KEIDA, said that energy storage system (ESS) technologies andrenewable energy had been thriving for years in South Korea thanks to governmentsupport. He expressed hope that Korean technology will be applied in Việt Namand contribute to the development of the new energy industry.
At the event,enterprises from Koreashared their experiences on ESS technology, various business models and casestudies in their own country as well as foreign nations.