Sunday, 19 Nov 2017

Hanoi considers using plasma technology to turn waste into electricity

Updated at Wednesday, 08 Nov 2017, 20:05
The Hanoitimes - Hanoi expresses its willingness to buy technology to complete waste treatment plants.
Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has met and worked with Nico Barito - ASEAN's special envoy on November 8.

One of the focus of the Republic of Sheychelle is to assist local governments in the areas of sustainable development and climate change, said Barito.

Hanoi's delegates and Mr. Nico Barito. Photo: Sy Linh
Hanoi's delegates and Mr. Nico Barito. Photo: Sy Linh

In particular, the R20 Regional Forum can help local governments to develop practical programs to reduce CO2 emissions and enhance renewable energy in response to climate change. 

Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee is also committed to developing Hanoi in a sustainable way and looking forward to working and building partnerships with Hanoi, to build green, clean and beautiful city. 

In particular, the ASEAN's special envoy also introduced the new plasma technology in waste treatment, which allows the generation of electricity from waste that has a fourfold increase in power and can provide a large amount of power. 

Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said that Hanoi is planning to build four garbage treatment plants and welcomes the cooperation from Sheychelle on the basis of signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI). At present, the amount of waste in Hanoi is 6,000 tons per day and night and will increase to 8,000 tons per day by 2020.

In addition to investment from the Republic of Sheychelle, Hanoi also expressed willingness to buy technology to build synchronized garbage treatment plants.
Tuan Minh - Lan Huong
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