Developing renewable energy is one of the top priorities of Bạc Liêu, as the province aims to restructure the economy towards green growth and sustainable development.
The province is home to the sole offshore wind power plant of Bạc Liêu and has attracted additionally 19 other wind power projects. It strives to become a clean and renewable energy hub of the Mekong Delta and Vietnam. Bạc Liêu will ensure proper power distribution in conformation with environmental protection and review power consumption and involve the participation of private sectors. The province is also known for its proposal to the Government to eliminate Cái Cùng coal-fired power plant complex from the national power development plan due to the negative environmental impacts.
Sources & further information: “Bac Lieu prioritises renewable energy” at https://en.vietnamplus.vn, “Tương lai một trung tâm năng lượng sạch của quốc gia” at https://thanhnien.vn, and “Bac Lieu refuses thermal power project” at https://en.vietnamplus.vn, accessed on 22 July 2021.