HCMC – The Central Highlands province of Gia Lai plans to invest in 135 renewable energy and power grid projects, with a total capacity of some 15,566 MW, between 2021 and 2030.
This plan was put forward at a meeting on November 21 on renewable energy development between the provincial People’s Committee and the Ministry of Industry and Trade and EU delegations.
The provincial government at the meeting proposed that the prime minister and the Ministry of Industry and Trade consider adding 135 projects to the national power development plan for the 2021-2030 period, with a vision toward 2050, the Vietnam News Agency reported.
Speaking at the meeting, a representative of the EU Delegation to Vietnam said the EU would seek measures to support Gia Lai in moving towards a green transition through the cooperation between the EU and the French Development Agency AFD.
To date, Gia Lai has attracted renewable energy investors and received the green light from authorities to invest in 88 projects, whose total capacity reaches nearly 4,400 MW.
Additionally, the province is set to expand its project to provide electricity to rural areas. The expansion project is expected to cost VND1,217 billion.