The US partner would like to transfer the technologies on the hydrogen and carbon capture to Vietnam
08:54 | 02/03/2023
Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha just had a meeting with Mr. Stuart E. Jones - Senior Vice President and President of the Relational Global Governments of Bechtel Group (USA).
At the meeting, the Deputy Prime Minister affirmed the necessity of green energy transition projects not only in Vietnam but also in the region, as well as in the whole world for realizing Net Zero. "But it does not mean implementing Net Zero at all costs" - Deputy Prime Minister noted and considered, it is necessary to combine renewable energy and fossil energy projects (with carbon capture technology) to ensure balance and stability for the background energy system.
Emphasizing the need for cooperation in the global energy transition, the Deputy Prime Minister shared with the leader of Bechtel Group the orientation of developing offshore wind power centers in Vietnam and building a smart renewable energy transmission system in the Asia-Pacific region.
Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha received Mr. Stuart E. Jones - Senior Vice President and President of Global Government Relations of Bechtel Group (USA).
The DPM emphasized Vietnam has the potential to become a center of renewable energy, green hydrogen, green ammonia production, storage and transmission... But, "The most important thing is to have the feasible solutions and technologies.
Thanking the Deputy Prime Minister for taking the time to meet him, Mr. Stuart E. Jones said, the Bechtel Group has ideas and capabilities to attract investment capital for projects in Vietnam and is ready to share and transfer technologies on the green hydrogen, and carbon capture from fossil energy sources and promote inter-regional cooperation in energy transition and renewable energy transmission.
The DPM Tran Hong Ha, leaders of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Ministry of Industry and Trade also discussed with Bechtel leaders a number of the specific projects that this Group is interested in.
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