A proposal of the low carbon development strategies for Haiphong | 52841
Journal of Fundamentals of Renewable Energy and Applications

Journal of Fundamentals of Renewable Energy and Applications
Open Access

ISSN: 2090-4541

A proposal of the low carbon development strategies for Haiphong city, Vietnam

International Conference on Green Energy & Expo

September 21-23, 2015 Orlando, USA

Nguyen Thai Hoa and Yuzuru Matsuoka

Kyoto University, Japan

Posters-Accepted Abstracts: J Fundam Renewable Energy Appl

Abstract :

Haiphong is known as the third largest city of Vietnam and a largest ocean port in the North and has an important position in economy development strategy of Vietnam government. As part of Viet Nam Green Growth Strategy 2011-2020 and under the Conclusion No.72-KL/TW, Haiphong is taking the lead in awareness raising and taking action to become the first â�?�?Green Port Cityâ�? in Viet Nam by 2020. Haiphong city need to promulgate action plans to concretize that idea of Green Port City. This action plan is necessary and should be integrated with the middle and long-term master plan of socioeconomic development, specific sectoral development plans including transportation, industry, waste management, power and agriculture. The objectives of this study are: To design a low carbon city for Haiphong and to support the vision of building Haiphong as a green city. The method of the study involves development of CO2 emission inventory and quantification of socioeconomic activity level in 2020. We used ExSS as a tool for estimation and two scenarios are set, namely 2020BaU (Business as Usual) and 2020CM (Counter Measure). The results showed that the amount of CO2 emission is less by 27% in 2020CM than 2020BaU. By decomposing the emission reduction counter measures in 2020CM, it showed that the main pathways to reduce CO2 emissions are the advanced energy efficiency, more public transportation share in the city and the power sector structure adjustment with the emission reduction contribution rates are 38.3%, 28.2% and 15.2% respectively. We expect this study is useful and supported for researchers, policy makers to see a clear vision of building green growth climate change action plans and to develop proposals for implementing those plans.

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