VietNamNet Bridge – If 300-400 more small- and medium-sized hydropower plants are built, the total capacity would be 3,000-4,000 MW, or 15 billion kwh of electricity, according to the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA).
VEA’s chair Tran Viet Ngai has proposed reconsidering the decision to remove small & medium hydropower projects and allow investment to resume.
Many hydropower plants were built in 2010-2014, affecting the forest environment. Because of this, the NA decided to remove 400 projects from the hydropower development program.
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