A booth of the Dien Quang Lamp Joint Stock Company (Photo: VNA)

A raft of advanced technologies and the latest energy-saving equipment are being showcased at 240 booths during two international exhibitions which opened in Ho Chi Minh City on July 22.

The four-day event, which includes the 5th International Exhibition on Products and Technologies for Energy-Saving and Green Power (Enertec Expo 2015) and the 8th International Exhibition on Electrical Technology and Equipment (Vietnam ETE 2015), drew the participation of both domestic and foreign companies from China, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Switzerland and Thailand.

Nguyen Phuong Dong, Vice Director of the municipal Department of Industry and Trade, said that the Enertec Expo and Vietnam ETE exhibitions, held as part of the city’s investment, trade and tourism promotion programme, are expected to raise public awareness of energy conservation.

He added that the event serves as a prestigious destination for domestic and international enterprises to exchange advanced technology, foster trade as well as stimulate energy development in Vietnam.

A number of conferences on green energy and an award ceremony for a competition to seek ideas on energy conservation are scheduled on the sidelines of the event.-VNA