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Ho Chi Minh City to equip public offices with solar panels

Ho Chi Minh City to equip public offices with solar panels

Sunday, November 08, 2020, 14:01 GMT+7
Ho Chi Minh City to equip public offices with solar panels
Workers install solar panels on a building in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Ngoc Hien / Tuoi Tre

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has put forward an initiative to install solar power systems on the roofs of public office buildings.

The installation of solar power systems aligns with the orientation of central- and city-level authorities to promote environment-friendly and renewable energy sources, according to Duong Anh Duc, deputy chairman of the municipal People’s Committee,

The initiative will also contribute to ensuring energy security and protecting the environment by reducing greenhouse emissions, he added.

Duc ordered the Department of Industry and Trade to cooperate with the Department of Science and Technology and relevant agencies in assessing the usage of solar energy in recent times.

This scheme should be implemented with attention paid to lessons learned from past public projects.

Emphasis should be placed on methodology, process, average investment required, efficiency, realistic performance, service life, payback period, and maintenance, the official said.

Relevant agencies must survey the current state of the construction grounds to propose an optimal construction plan and budget.

The city’s Department of Construction is charged with reporting to the Department of Industry and Trade on construction licensing, adherence to construction safety guidelines, as well as the project’s impact on surrounding landscapes and environs.

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