Earth Hour 2016 saw the lights go out on many streets and quarters of Quang Ninh Province from 20:30 to 21:30 on 19th March 2016. Before the event, the province’s Youth Union cooperated with Power company to hold Earth Hour 2016 kick-off ceremony at Quang Ninh Cultural Friendship Palace with the presence of Mr. Dang Huy Hau - Vice Chairman of Quang Ninh People’s Committee and over 1,000 citizens.
Mr. Dang Huy Hau - Vice Chairman of Quang Ninh People’s Committee
Many people attended the event
Along with Quang Ninh, Hai Phong also celebrated Earth Hour 2016 with the message “Small actions - big impact”. Quarters, hotels, restaurants and households all turn off lights, billboards and unnecessary electrical equipment. They also limited energy consumption for 1 hour.
A restaurant in Hai Phong turnt off lights for Earth Hour 2016
Meanwhile, Lao cai implemented ample activities in response to Earth Hour 2016. According to Lao Cai Power Company, the whole province saved 20,000 KWh due to the lights-off event which lasted for 1 hour, from 20:30 to 21:30.
Many homes in Lao Cai switched off lights