Advancing Development and Greenhouse Gas Reductions in Vietnam's Wind Sector
Clean energy development is a key component of Vietnam's Green Growth Strategy, which establishes a target to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from domestic energy activities by 20-30 percent by 2030 relative to a business-as-usual scenario. Vietnam has significant wind energy resources, which, if developed, could help the country reach this target while providing ancillary economic, social, and environmental benefits. Given Vietnam's ambitious clean energy goals and the relatively nascent state of wind energy development in the country, this paper seeks to fulfill two primary objectives: to distill timely and useful information to provincial-level planners, analysts, and project developers as they evaluate opportunities to develop local wind resources; and, to provide insights to policymakers on how coordinated efforts may help advance large-scale wind development, deliver near-term GHG emission reductions, and promote national objectives in the context of a low emission development framework.
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- Technical Report
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- National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
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- United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS)
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- United States
- 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 17 WIND ENERGY VIETNAM; GREENHOUSE GAS; WIND; ENHANCING CAPACITY FOR LOW EMISSION DEVELOPMENT; EC-LEDS; U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT; USAID; LOW EMISSION DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES; LEDS; Energy Analysis
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