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[Free report] The lack of electricity in Viet Nam

by Nguyen Trang | 09-06-2023 21:34 recommendations 0

Vietnam is facing a serious problem with electricity supply. The country's demand for electricity is growing rapidly, but its ability to generate electricity is not keeping pace. This has led to frequent blackouts and brownouts, which are causing economic and social disruption.

There are a number of factors that have contributed to Vietnam's electricity crisis. One factor is the country's rapid economic growth. Vietnam's economy has been growing at an average rate of 7% per year for the past decade. This growth has led to an increase in demand for electricity, as businesses and households have invested in new appliances and electronics.

Another factor that has contributed to Vietnam's electricity crisis is the country's reliance on hydropower. Vietnam is a mountainous country with a large number of rivers. Hydropower is a clean and renewable source of energy, but it is also an intermittent source of energy. The amount of electricity that can be generated from hydropower depends on the amount of rainfall. In dry years, hydropower generation can fall short of demand, leading to blackouts.

The government of Vietnam is aware of the problem of electricity supply and is taking steps to address it. The government is investing in new power plants, including coal-fired power plants, natural gas power plants, and renewable energy power plants. The government is also working to improve the efficiency of the country's power grid.

However, it will take time for these investments to have an impact. In the meantime, Vietnam's electricity crisis is likely to continue to cause economic and social disruption.



  • Vietnam Former E-gen Ambassador Nguyen Trang
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James Mentor

  • James Mentor says :
    Hello again Nguyen!! This is your mentor James.

    I wasn't aware of the electricity supply crisis in Vietnam until now! It can definitely be deduced that rapid population and economic growth causes skyrocketing consumption rate, thus leading to shortage in power supply. Therefore, I agree that the government should continuously explore various options regarding energy production that are sustainable and reliable.

    Thanks for writing such a meaningful report! Great work.
    Posted 05-07-2023 16:03

Yewon Mentor

  • Yewon Mentor says :
    Hello again Nguyen. This is your mentor Yewon.

    This time, you have written a report about the lack of electricity in Vietnam. The lack of electricity is a problem that many countries or cities are facing since electricity is limited. In Korea, electricity supply shortages usually happen in summer, when people use a lot of electricity for staying cool.
    I think that you have figured out the precise factors of the lack of electricity in Vietnam. I hope the governments would find solutions to this problem soon.

    Thank you for sharing! Let's keep up the good work!
    Posted 04-07-2023 16:44

Godfred Owusu

  • Godfred Owusu says :
    Amazing! Thank you for making us know what's going on in Vietnam interms energy
    Posted 15-06-2023 06:16

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