Renewable energy in Vietnam

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Renewable energy in Vietnam is dominated by hydroelectricity, which supplied over 38% of the country's electricity in 2016.[1] Other renewable sources such as wind, biomass, and solar are marginal, accounting for 0.4% of electricity generation.[1]

The government is planning to increase investment in renewable energy for energy security and economic sustainability. Targets for 2030 include an increase in wind power capacity to 6 GW and solar power to 12 GW, from current negligible levels.[2] In 2030, wind and solar power are planned to account for 2.1% and 3.3% of total electricity generation, respectively.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Renewables in Vietnam: Current Opportunities and Future Outlook - Vietnam Briefing News". Vietnam Briefing News. 17 July 2017. Retrieved 19 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Vietnam Renewable Energy development project to 2030 with outlook to 2050" (PDF). Department of Renewable Energy, The General Directorate of Energy, Ministry of Industry and Trade. Retrieved 19 November 2017.