The roadmap analyses two possible growth scenarios for Vietnam’s offshore wind industry. The ‘low growth’ scenario with moderate expansion of offshore wind, resulting in offshore wind supplying 5% of Vietnam’s electricity needs by 2035. The ‘high growth’ scenario has significant expansion of offshore wind, resulting in offshore wind supplying 12% of Vietnam’s electricity needs by 2035.
The Minister continued by saying that the Vietnamese-Danish partnership on green areas started in 2013 and that the two nations have shared knowledge and are carrying their efforts on long-term energy planning, integration of renewable energy in the electricity system, and energy efficiency in the industrial sector together.
While encouraging highly qualified technical mineral manufacturing for lasting and environment-friendly mineralisation, he reminded that underqualified operations will not bring about any benefit, but are likely to cause accidents and harm the environment.
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The hopes of fishermen living around the six lakes in the district have been dashed as the conservation lake has dried up this year before the Mekong River fills it with water.
There have been continued reports of miscarriages, cancers and other serious diseases. The plant is emitting more mercury than acceptable by international standards, mostly due to a lack of proper filtering
The survey found that 500 people in Laos under 50 years of age have congenital disabilities that may be associated with their parents’ or grandparents’ exposure to toxic herbicides during the war.
The closure of hotels, water parks, soapy massage parlors and other tourist attractions, and the exodus from Pattaya of Thais that used to work in them. Before Covid-19, the Pattaya area used 250,000 cubic meters of water a day. That has fallen to 150,000.
The plan aims to reduce groundwater exploitation by 16,650cu.m per day this year. This includes 8,000cu.m per day for households, 4,650cu.m per day for industrial production, and 4,000cu.m per day for the State-run Sài Gòn Water Supply Corporation (Sawaco).
In Bangkok, the efforts towards achieving seamless urban transportation connectivity include the linking of electric trains, buses and boats. Already, passengers can switch between the MRT subway and BTS Skytrain networks and electric river ferries thanks to the close proximity of selected stations and boat piers.