HA NOI The second international exhibition of electrical technology and equipment Viet Nam Ete 2009 opened in Ha Noi yesterday.
The four-day exhibition aims to make it easier for local and international enterprises to meet, exchange new technologies, attract investment and step up trade promotions, which will help to put into effect the national power industry s development strategy, said Deputy Industry and Trade Minister Nguyen Thanh Bien.
The event has been well received by relevant trade promotion agencies inside and outside the country. It has became an annual sales forum for the Vietnamese electrical sector that has helped develop both the sector and the country s economy.
New technologies and equipment for thermal, hydro, wind and solar energy, nuclear power plants, electrical transmission systems, urban lighting systems and new energy sources are being showcased at the event, as well as ways of protecting the environment.
High on the exhibition s agenda will be a seminar which will assemble policy makers, investors, suppliers and producers to discuss the way forward for Viet Nam s power industry with the aim of developing short and long term plans for the sector until 2015 whilst working towards 2025. VNS