Japan to help VN reduce hotel carbon emissions

16:58 | 14/11/2014

VGP – A Japanese-funded project will be piloted in major hotels in Viet Nam, aimed at reducing carbon emissions produced by large hotels in Viet Nam.

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the funding was signed in Ho Chi Minh City by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and the New Energy and the Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO).
The pilot Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) project on low-carbon hotel, a new energy management system for buildings in Viet Nam has a total investment of $2.8 million.
Initiated by Japan, the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) is to boost bilateral cooperation with developing countries in green-house gas emission reduction via Japanese advanced low-carbon technologies adoption.
                                                                                                                        By Vien Nhu