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National, international experts analyse future of bioenergy to achieve Viet Nam’s COP26 commitments
Viet Nam’s Prime Minister announced that the nation will achieve net zero emissions by 2050 at last year’s UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP26. The bioenergy sector, though with...
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Launch of the Green Urban Mobility Innovation Living Lab in Bangalore
We celebrate the launch of the Green Urban Mobility Innovation Living Lab in Bangalore!
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Highlighting the Green Urban Mobility Partnership at TUMI Conference 2022
At the TUMI Conference 2022 the Secretary of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, Mr Manoj Joshi, addressed the audience with a message highlighting the importance...
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German Ambassador Commends GIZ-Supported Initiatives Transforming the Mobility Landscape in Kochi and Coimbatore
During his recent visit to South India, Mr Walter J. Lindner, Hon’ble German Ambassador to India, commended the efforts made by the SMART-SUT project with its partners to transform the...
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‘Mind the Gap!’: Inspiring Women in Transport to Close the Gender Gap
Laghu Parashar, Deputy Project Head, SMART-SUT project was invited to speak at a dialogue hosted by the Norwegian Embassy in India on the topic, ‘Women in the Workforce’. He highlighted...
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National mechanism and policies under discussion to promote Viet Nam’s energy efficiency
The meeting was attended by nearly 150 delegates in person and virtually during two days 12 and 13 of May, 2022 in Ho Chi Minh City. The delegation consists of...
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Viet Nam and Germany Jointly Promoting Rooftop Solar in Commercial and Industrial Sectors
As a tropical country, Viet Nam has a great potential for solar energy, especially rooftop solar power, which is often dispersed and mostly consumed at the point of generation. The...
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Revisions proposed for Viet Nam’s Smart Grid Roadmap for network reliability
To update the Smart Grid Roadmap and ensure the sustainability of the country’s electricity network, Viet Nam should take measures on eight indexes, namely, green energy, energy market, supply reliability,...
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GIZ Pakistan started the implementation of the new “Strengthening Climate Adaptation and Resilience (SAR)” Project in Pakistan
GIZ Pakistan has launched a new project titled “Strengthening Climate Adaptation and Resilience (SAR)” to support Pakistan for improving the conditions for climate action for adaptation and resilience as well...
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Lab test launched for safe grid operation and solar rooftop operation
A lab test assessing a smart inverter controller to monitor and control solar rooftop systems was launched in Hanoi on 24 January 2022. The test was conducted by GIZ’s Smart...
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Scientific research forum opens for students to discuss sustainable energy
Being hosted by 6 universities specializing in electrical engineering in Viet Nam and supported by GIZ, the Student Forum 2021 on Sustainable Energy attracted nearly 300 students and representatives from...
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Academy Day 2021: Accelerate smart grid research to optimise the power grid’s use of renewable energy
GIZ and the Electricity Regulatory Authority of Viet Nam (ERAV) of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) virtually launched the Academy Day 2021 with the theme of ‘Accelerating smart...
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Special Plenary Session focusing on System interventions and adoption of post-harvest management for a robust Agri supply chain
Zero Hunger by 2030, is the first sustainable development goal set by the United Nations, which India is committed to. Further, with the country’s population set to cross 1.5 billion...
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Viet Nam Energy Efficiency Award 2021 honors best solutions of energy use nationwide
The Viet Nam Energy Efficiency Award 2021 received 148 applications from both enterprises and individuals after 3 months of calling, marking nearly 300 solutions of energy saving and efficient use...
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Switching from single-use to reusable packaging in food delivery and takeaway – a hands-on guide for businesses and policymakers
Food delivery and takeaway are on the rise – accompanied by growing amounts of single-use plastic waste. COVID-19 related restrictions for restaurants and cafés have further contributed to this trend....
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Utilizing digital platform to promote energy efficiency and gender-equality in the field
The website Vietnam Energy Efficiency Community (VEECOM) is attracting attention of individuals and enterprises to the benefits of energy efficiency and  contributing to gender equality in the field. Being part...
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Nature-based Solutions for Climate Action and Green Recovery in the Region
The topic of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) has attracted growing attention and is often discussed in the international community. NbS are considered to be a promising way of tackling socio-environmental challenges...
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Employee-led e-vehicle initiative in GIZ Viet Nam
The E-bike project, an employee-led initiative within the 4E Project, GIZ Viet Nam to support environmental and health protection was launched in April this year. The project contributes to the...
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Raising Awareness and Capacity for the Implementation of Bus Rapid Transit in Indonesian Cities
Capacity development plays a key role in enabling Indonesian cities to contribute to climate change mitigation through sustainable transport policies and infrastructure projects, including the development of Bus Rapid Transit...
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Energy efficiency potentials e-learning course gamified for self-study
Conducted by GIZ TUEWAS internal network with five countries Viet Nam, Mongolia, Bangladesh, Nepal, and India, the e-learning course about energy efficiency and energy saving potentials for industries introduced a...
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