In 2015, Bac Ninh Province implemented plenty of power saving emulation programs which got local people actively involved and created positive effect in the community.
One of the most significant programs was “Power saving schools”, which was organized in 10 local schools with the participation of 650 teachers and 7,000 students.
Additionally, “Power saving families” program at Tu Son Commune with the attendance of 30,157 households achieved outstanding results. In five months, the program helped to save 819,175 KWh of electricity, equivalent to over VND1.2 billion
"Power saving schools" program in Phuong Mao Primary School (Que Vo, Bac Ninh)
Furthermore, last year, Bac Ninh Power Company (PC) cooperated with Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Bac Ninh to carry out the program “Replacing incandescent light bulbs with energy saving compact light bulbs”, in which 5,500 new light bulbs were subtituted for old ones with low energy efficiency.
“Replacing incandescent light bulbs with energy saving compact” in Phu Hoa Commune
Bac Ninh PC also worked with Energy Conservation and Cleaner Production Center of Bac Ninh City and other units to organize “Earth Hour 2015”, which helped Bac Ninh save 19,700 KWh, equivalent to VND31 million.
Moreover, Bac Ninh PC implemented various programs to support local enterprises in energy audits, energy management models, etc.
With efforts from Bac Ninh PC and cooperation of local residents, Bac Ninh saved 67.5 million KWh in 2015, 13% higher than the requirement of Northern Power Corporation.