The fourth Vietnam International Electrical Technology and Equipment Exhibition 2011 (Vietnam ETE 2011) opened in Hanoi on September 7.

The event was sponsored by the Department of Trade Promotion under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and jointly organised by the Vietnam Electrotechnical Association, the Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN), and the Vietnam CIS Advertising and Exhibition Company.

Addressing the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, Nguyen Thanh Bien said that as part of the national trade promotion programme, Vietnam ETE aims to help domestic and foreign businesses promote cooperation and trade, exchange technologies and draw investment, contributing to implementing the electricity sector’s development strategy.

During the four-day event, leading domestic and foreign businesses such as EVN, Kim Dinh International Group, Kohler, and China Electric Equipment Group will display technologies and equipment for thermo-electric and hydropower plants, nuclear, solar and wind power, and other renewable energies, as well as equipment for power transmission systems at over 200 pavilions.

As part of the event, a seminar entitled “Vietnam Electrical Equipment Sector – Potentials, Opportunities and Challenges” will be organised on Sept. 8./.