Donors: EEP Mekong

Host institution: NIRAS Finland Oy

Project’s implementing partners: VNCPC

Duration: 08/2018 – 01/2019

Sector: Energy

Region: Vietnam

The overall objective of the consultancy service is to identify the potential for biomass- and waste-to-energy technology application in Vietnam. The survey seeks for information on the main potentials for applications and the most profitably commercial applications; identifying key opportunities and challenges in the application of technologies in Vietnam with reference to appropriate Finland’s technology.

In general, the main tasks of short-term contract was carried out successfully. The final reports submitted to donors and host institution include the followings:

  • Vietnam Energy overview refers to the current status of energy consumption, market and policies, especially renewable energy. The overview provides a comprehensive picture of the present situation of Vietnam’s energy industry as well as Vietnam’s development orientation in the energy sector in the coming time.
  • Survey study on future power generation projects in Vietnam were conducted in order to provide donor the database, which helped the donor determine opportunities on technical cooperation and investment on potential power projects in Vietnam.
  • Results from the survey on Vietnam’s planned biomass and W2E projects helped donor identify potentials, competitive opportunities and siutability of the application of Finnish technologies to corresponding projects of Vietnam.