On 22 October, 2020, Representatives of VBF Power & Energy Working Group (PEWG) participated the ASEAN Smart Cities Summit 2020 in Hanoi. The event is held by the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission and the Ministry of Construction.
The forum, themed “Smart cities towards community identity and sustainable development for a cohesive and responsive ASEAN”, attracted the participation of more than 500 delegates from relevant ministries, along with domestic and international businesses.
VBF PEWG Steering Committee members presented at Session 4 on 2 topics:
- Vietnam’s Smart City Industrial & Economic Zones with cleaner Energy Efficiencies
- Experience in low carbon industrialization in Da Nang.
It was stressed in their presentations that Cleaner smart energy in Industrial & Economic Zones is a demand now by major FDI’s to meet their own Corporate Carbon Reduction Policy. In order to get an outcome of sustainable, lower cost and greener energy, Industrial & Economic Zones need to be able to offer cleaner smarter energy and grid. Mixture of clean energy such as LNG with Renewables to utilize industrial rooftops.