Double benefit from rooftop PV system
In 2017, the Prime Minister issued a mechanism to encourage the development of solar power. Subsequently, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has launched the Program to promote the rooftop PV power in Vietnam (the period 2019-2025) in order to promote the sustainable development of rooftop PV system.
The rooftop PV system at Warmth Shelter
According to the analysis of energy experts, there are many benefits that rooftop PV system has brought to the country and electricity consumers. For the country, there will be an additional source of clean energy. On the other hand, being encouraged to develop rooftop PV system means minimizing the investment budget on generating power sources projects and transmission grid. Based on calculation, it needs about 2 million rooftops in Vietnam installed PV system with the capacity of 10kW per roof will reduce 16 million tons of coal every year due to less electricity being generated from fossil energy. On the consumer side, whether small- or larger-scale investment, also have dual benefits which are being able to use clean energy and having more revenue from selling electricity.
However, not all households, businesses install rooftop PV system have the same benefits. To ensure its efficiency, households and business owners need to consider many other factors, such as: location, surrounding area… Rooftop PV system installed in different regions bring different results. Therefore, households and business owners need to consider carefully in order to bring out the most suitable efficiency.
Author: Hồ Nguyên Kha