Commercial and Industrial Rooftop Solar (CIRTS) Project Dates: February 2021 - January 2025
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PROJECT OBJECTIVE

The Commercial and Industrial Rooftop Solar Project aims to improve the preconditions for a sustainable development of the market. Its focuses are the adaptation of relevant regulatory and technical regulations, the development of key stakeholder capacities and the improvement of EVN’s information base.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The rooftop solar project (CIRTS) is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The EREA and GIZ are jointly carrying out the project until February 2025.
 

1. Technical Regulations

  • Analyzing gaps for technical rules and standards for rooftop solar grid integration
  • Recommending for adapting international best practices to the Vietnamese context
  • Facilitating a technical working group to clarify the need for further updates of rules, standards and regulations
     

2. Capacity Development

  • Improving EVN’s operational knowledge in term of both technical and administrative management to adjust their power supply activities with an increase in commercial and industrial rooftop solar
  • Strengthening relevant stakeholders’ access to knowledge and services of commercial and industrial rooftop solar systems to ensure quality and safety aspects
     

3. Information Base Improvement

  • Identifying potential commercial and industrial rooftop solar and developing scenarios to optimize the resources
  • Introducing international experience associated with rooftop solar business models in Viet Nam
  • Providing strategic advices to EVN to ensure sustainable business operations
  • Promoting innovations, e.g, hackathons, competitions


SECTORS OR AREAS OF WORK
  1. Renewables
  2. Energy policy and planning

KEYWORDS
  1. Solar Energy

Region/Location

BUDGET

USD 4,800,000

DONORS (OR FUNDING /CONTRIBUTING ORGANIZATIONS)
  1. BMZ-German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
PROJECT CONTACT PERSON

Name:Nathan Moore

Email: nathan.moore@giz.de

IMPLEMENTING AGENCY OR AGENCIES

SUPPORT TYPE
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Owned by the German government and with operations around the globe, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH provides services in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. Working on behalf of other public and private sector clients both in Germany and overseas, GIZ operates in more than 130 countries and employs approximately 17, 000 staff worldwide. These include the governments of other countries, the European Union, the United Nations, the Asian Development Bank, and other development organizations.


BUDGET

USD 4,800,000

DONORS (OR FUNDING /CONTRIBUTING ORGANIZATIONS)
  1. BMZ-German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
PROJECT CONTACT PERSON

Name:Nathan Moore

Email: nathan.moore@giz.de

IMPLEMENTING AGENCY OR AGENCIES

SUPPORT TYPE