Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has announced that nearly 20,000 rooftop solar power projects with a combined capacity of 541.66 MWp were installed nationwide in the past seven months.
So far, more than 41,180 of such have been put into operation throughout the country with a total capacity of 925.8 MWp.
In January-July, the company produced and imported 142.47 billion kWh, up 2.09% against the same period last year, of which hydropower was 29.22 billion kWh (down 20.52%), coal thermal power 80.87 billion kWh (up 14.54%), gas turbines 22.4 billion kWh (down 15.36%), oil thermal power 1.03 billion kWh (up 33.11%), and renewable energy (wind power, solar power, and biomass power) 6.33 billion kWh.
The EVN reported that in the seven-month period, the commercial electricity rose 2.3% to 122.69 billion kWh.
It also launched the construction of 81 electricity works and completed the connection of 63 others to the national power grid.