11:08 | 28/09/2019 Energy
The 2019 Vietnam International Solar Power Expo officially opened in Hanoi on September 25, attracting the participation of over 300 domestic and foreign enterprises.
|This year's expo attracts over 300 businesses - Photo: VNA|
The expo, which is one of renewable series events held by the Neoventure Group, featured 48 pavilions.
The event will offer an opportunity for enterprises to share experience and expand their business network in the field of solar power, which is growing rapidly in Vietnam.
According to To Ngoc Son, Deputy Director of the Department of Asia-Africa Markets, under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT), said that Vietnam has attracted great attention from many major businesses in the solar power industry aroundthe world.
Vietnam currently has 82 solar projects, with a total capacity of 4,460 MW, which have been connected to the national grid. In addition, around 13 projects, with a total capacity of 630MW, are expected to be put into operation in late 2019, he added.
Deputy Director Son also noted that the Government has issued many supportive policies to promote the development of the solar industry, aiming to turn solar power into a spearheadindustry.
A wide range of seminars, conferences and forums connecting projects, will also be held during the two-day event.