Google

ASEANAFFAIRS
Sign up | Log in

    ASEAN PROFILES

  ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS

Home  >>   Daily News  >>   Vietnam News  >>   Energy  >>   Solar power saves lives in Vietnam
NEWS UPDATES 3 July 2010

FDI projects examined by Vietnamese

Related Stories

June 23, 2010
Vietnam plans eight nuclear plants

June 21, 2010
Vietnam's power shorted by drought

May 21, 2010
Petrol prices in Vietnam remain high

April 11, 2010
Vietnam signs energy deals with Saudi Arabia

April 9, 2010
Malaysian firm in Vietnam power plant project

HCM City Institute of Physics has installed and successfully brought into operation the first solar integrated photovoltaic system in Tam Ky City Health Clinic in central Quang Nam Province, Viet Nam News reports.

This system, the first of its kind in Viet Nam, was reported to have effectively supplied electricity to the hospital for nearly a month, especially to emergency areas during unpredictable and daylong power cuts that occur regularly during the hot dry season.

The system's thermo-electric batteries can supply about 600kWh per month and the smart integrated photovoltaic technology can store spare electricity, which avoids interruptions during surgery and assures the safety of patients in case of power cuts. The system is estimated to have supplied 100 per cent of the electricity demand of the hospital's emergency areas.

It is part of the protocol signed between Viet Nam and Spain.

According to head of HCM City Institute of Physics' Solar Electricity Development Unit Trinh Quang Dung, who is also head of the project, this is the first solar photovoltaic model which has been produced and applied in Viet Nam. All of the equipment is designed by Nam Thai Ha Joint Stock Company.

Dr Pham Hong Yen, director of Tam Ky City's Health Clinic Centre, said that thanks to the system, many critical cases had been saved when unexpected blackouts occurred.

Yen described the system as a safe, economical and environmentally friendly product.

According to Dung, the solar power local network (Madicub) is the most important part of the system, which consumes solar energy to create electricity and uses available electricity in case of a shortage of solar energy.

Dung said the State should promulgate regulations on the use of solar electricity, so the model could spread to other hospitals.


Reach Southeast Asia!
10- Nations, 560- Million Consumers
And $1 -Trillion Market
We are the Voice of Southeast Asia Media Kit
The only Media Dedicated to Southeast Asia Advertising Rates for Magazine
  Online Ad Rates
Contact: marketing@aseanaffairs.com

Comment on this Article. Send them to  your.views@aseanaffairs.com

Letters that do not contain full contact information cannot be published.
Letters become the property of AseanAffairs and may be republished in any format.
They typically run 150 words or less and may be edited
 
or
submit your comment in the box below
Name

Name


Email

Email



1.  Verifier

1. Verifier

For security purposes, we ask that you enter the security code that is shown in the graphic. Please enter the code exactly as it is shown in the graphic.
Your Code
Enter Code

Home | About Us | Contact Us | Special Feature | Features | News | Magazine | Events | TV | Press Release | Advertise With us

Our Products | Work with us | Terms of Use | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Refund Policy | Shipping/Delivery Policy | DISCLAIMER |

Version 5.0
Copyright © 2007-2015 TIME INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISES CO., LTD. All rights reserved.
Bangkok, Thailand
asean@aseanaffairs.com