Green Transition of Vietnamese Industry

Reference: The Danish Energy Agency and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam

How do you get businesses in fast growing emerging markets to save energy and resources? With the right combination of inspiration, knowledge and regulation. Viegand Maagøe works for energy efficiency improvement in Vietnamese industry.

How we solve the task

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam wishes to promote industrial energy saving. Viegand Maagøe has together with the Danish Energy Agency advised national and local authorities in Vietnam on strategies and policies for energy efficiency improvement in Vietnamese industry.

The work includes socio-economic analysis of the effects of higher energy standards for businesses and authorities. In addition to this we have worked closely with national and local authorities on revising laws and procedures for implementing regulation.

Viegand Maagøe has completed:

  • Data collection and verification of energy consumption in the industry
  • Review of existing regulation, administrative procedures and reporting systems
  • Socio-economic analysis and business cases
  • Background analysis for benchmarking at sector level
  • Proposal for better regulation, procedures, and systems
  • Workshops with regional and national authorities
  • Strengthened the regional authorities’ energy administration of companies with significant use of energy
  • Development of energy planning in the provinces
The Danish Energy Agency

Reference: The Danish Energy Agency and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam

Contract period: 2018 - 2020 (Viegand Maagøe)


The improved regulation will promote investment in energy efficiency improvement in energy intense businesses. This will:

  • Reduce energy consumption and strengthen the competitiveness of the businesses
  • Reduce local and global air pollution from energy production
  • Reduce need to reinforce existing power distribution system.
Global Goals

The project contributes to several of the 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development:


Do you want to know more about the project and what we can do for you? Please, contact us.

Carsten Glenting Viegand Maagøe

Carsten Glenting

Partner, Head of Stategy, Economics, and Finance

Mobil: +45 21 64 34 89

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