EU, Đà Nẵng begin solar power project

Vietnam News – Đà Nẵng, in co-operation with the European Union (EU), has launched a pilot project to develop solar energy in the city.

The Đà Nẵng Energy Conservation and Technology Consultant Centre (DECC), under the city’s Department of Science and Technology, will design and install solar energy systems at Đà Nẵng General Hospital, the Oncology Hospital, two schools and six households on a pilot basis and build a database of solar power capacity in the city as well as a policy framework for clean energy development.

The project, funded by the EU to the tune of US$447,000, aims to increase accessibility to clean energy and raise awareness among businesses and households on solar power, energy saving and environmental protection.