This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.


License requirements for solar power developers in Vietnam

in Vietnam

Trade barrier summary

Solar power developers are required to obtain Power Operation Licenses, from the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT), if they operate power plants with a capacity of more than 1MW (megawatt). Plants with an installed capacity of less than 1MW are exempted.
Companies recommended that this exemption be extended to power plants with a capacity of up to 3MW, if the generated power is not connected to the grid.

Sectors affected

  • Energy



Date reported

4 September 2019

Last updated

17 December 2020

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