Local Development and Promotion of LED Technologies for Advanced General Lighting in Viet Nam

Introduction

The objective of the Project is to mitigate GHG emissions through transformation of the lighting market towards greater usage of locally produced LED lighting products in Viet Nam. This objective will be achieved by removing barriers to increased production and utilization of locally produced LED lighting products in Viet Nam through two components: i) the transfer of skills, knowledge and technology for the manufacturing of LED lamps in Viet Nam; and ii) the demonstration of cost-effective local commercial production of LED lighting devices. The Project will be implemented over a 4-year period and is expected to achieve GHG emission reductions through the displacement of electricity generation from fossil-fuelled power plants. Direct GHG reduction estimates are 0.623 ktonnes CO2. Direct post-project GHG reductions are estimated to be 69.38 ktonnes CO2. The estimated range of potential indirect emission reductions is e6 to 5,154 ktonnes CO2eq that is cumulative for a 10-year period after the end of the Project.

What are the project's key outcomes?

To achieve this objective, the Project will comprise of two components: (1) Transfer of skills, knowledge, and technology in support of local LED lamp manufacturing, and (2) Demonstration of cost-effective local commercial production of LED lighting devices.

Component 1: Transfer of skills, knowledge, and technology in support of local LED lamp manufacturing
Output 1.1: Completed biennial reviews of national roadmap for LED lighting development.
Output 1.2: Improved LED lighting standards that meet international norms
Output 1.3: Training workshops to strengthen LED lamp testing and enforcement regime
Output 1.4: Labeled and certified LED lighting products
Output 1.5: Updated building codes that includes the use of LED lighting products
Output 1.6: Completed capacity building program to strengthen LED R&D facilities
Output 1.7: Engineering and construction designs for improved LED lighting production in Viet Nam

Component 2: Demonstration of cost-effective local commercial production of LED lighting devices
Output 2.1: Completed feasibility studies of indoor and outdoor LED lighting demonstrations
Output 2.2: Completed LED lighting application demonstrations
Output 2.3: Approved system for monitoring and evaluation of LED lighting systems
Output 2.4: Completed LED lighting product applications awareness raising program
Output 2.5: Completed workshops for disseminating lessons learned from LED lighting product application demonstrations

Finance, Executing and Implementing Agency



Executing Entity: Viet Nam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) Implementing Entity: Center for High Technology Development (CHTD) under VAST

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