The report said that over the 12-year period, carbon storage per hectare of forest (not carbon in the soil) in the PLEL has been reduced from 120 Mg C/ha to 95 Mg C/ha. hreats such as encroachment and exploitation of natural resources in the PLEL continue at an alarming rate, chipping away at the 19 protected areas in the PLEL (53% of the PLEL) and stressing water and soil resources.
The lowest coal price was in 2016, the year EDC average cost to buy electricity was 9.5c/kWh [cents per kilowatt hour]. Ironically, it was also the same year EDC began to look to solar power. Now, EDC can buy solar for less than half that, with prices for solar and wind between 3.88c/kWh to 6.8c/kWh.
Farms in the Northeastern Economic Corridor depend on good water supplies, however officials suggest that in the first phase of the development, needs to focus first on the logistics industry because the regional infrastructure including double-track rails, motorways, and the Sino-Thai high-speed train project linking Bangkok and Nong Khai, have made a lot of progress.
Details of a large liquefied natural gas-to-power project were announced Sept. 13, just days after the country’s T&T Group and Denmark’s Ørsted said they are prepared to invest $30 billion support offshore wind power development for Vietnam.
The small power producer hybrid project, scheduled to operate in October next year, has an installed power generation capacity of 49 megawatts from an on-ground solar farm, with back-up power from a 1MW biogas-fired power plant and a 136MW-hour energy storage system.
In the CEA we examine the environmental challenges most closely linked with poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Laos. It shows that pollution is a major public health risk, responsible for one in five deaths, and slows economic growth. Air pollution, both outdoors and inside the 93% of households that rely on solid fuels for cooking.
On the occasion, Hor Namhong expressed profound thanks to the Chinese government for importing milled rice, fresh bananas and mangoes from Cambodia.
Last month’s first-ever Water Security Dialogue showed the importance of involving young people and focusing on water resources development. As a historic show of unity between Asean and the Mekong River Commission, it will serve to enhance the ability of regional governments to tackle risks.
Specifically, the amount of water from upstream to the Mekong Delta in 2020 decreased by 157 billion m3 compared to 2011, while the amount of sediment fell by 14 million tons compared to 2017 (37%).
Vietnam will have 1 million electrified vehicles by 2028 and 4.5 million electric cars by 2050 if it takes full advantage of the current golden opportunity.