Future skills and job creation through renewable energy in Vietnam

Vietnam has the opportunity to transition towards lowcarbon planning pathways within the power sector that emphasise the uptake of renewable energy technologies – especially solar and wind, which are experiencing rapid cost declines in Vietnam and globally. However, the impact on employment, both in the power sector and more widely, needs to be effectively understood and prepared for by various actors and decision makers in the country.

This study analyses the employment impacts of various scenarios for expanding electricity generation in Vietnam’s power sector.

Future skills and job creation through renewable energy in Vietnam. Assessing the co-benefits of decarbonising the power sector.

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Year of publication: 2019

Editors: Ayodeji Okunlola, Laura Nagel, Sebastian Helgenberger, Nguy Thi Khanh, Nguyen Thi
Mai Dung and Sarah Kovac — IASS Potsdam, GreenID and UfU

Technical implementation: Klaus Sauerborn, Pham Ngoc Toan, Nguyen Thi Hoang Nguyen,
Đào Quang Vinh — Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs, Vietnam

DOI: 10.2312/iass.2019/024

This study is part of a 2019 series of two studies assessing the co-benefits of decarbonising the power sector in Vietnam. Edited by IASS, GreenID and UfU.