Hanoi will shut off half of the city’s street lamps between April and June to conserve power heading into the summer months of peak consumption, the Hanoi Power Co announced on April 3.

Billboard owners and operators will also be required to reduce power consumption and turn off power after 10pm, the company said. Major power users would also be required to adjust production schedules to reduce demand duding peak hours.

A representative of the company said that water levels in major reservoirs continue to decrease threatening shortages of hydroelectric power later in the summer./.