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By Nguyen Khoa Dieu Ha
Department of Energy Economics, Demand Forecast and Demand Side Management
Email: hankdieu@gmail.com

Vietnam is a country located in the Southeast Asia. It is bordered with Laos and Cambodia in the west, China in the north. As of 2010, population of Vietnam is 86.92 millions people; GDP is USD 62.9 billion and GDP/capita is 723 USD/person (USD2000) in 2010 (equal to 1223 USD/person in present US dollar value). Average growth rate of GDP is 7.3%/year in the period 2001-2010 and about 6.8%/year in period 2009-2010.
Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan
General Deputy Director of Institute of Energy
 
In recent years, power sector of Vietnam gained fast growth and relatively  successful achievement.
With high growth rate, power sector significantly contributed in economic  development and improvement of people living quality. However, there are still many problems such as delayed construction schedules of power plants and power network projects in comparison to those specified in power development plan; lack of investment capital for construction of power generation and power transmission network; resources of hydropower, coal, fuel gas becoming exhausted. Development of coal fired power plants will meet difficulties regarding import of fuel, environmental pollution.
In 17 past years, Institute of Energy gained many important achievements, contributing in development of Vietnam in general and in energy sector in particular

 


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