Huế City People's Committee
Vietnam

Population: 354544
Area of jurisdiction: 71.68 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a 20% by 2020 (2011)
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: n/a % by 2020
Energy efficiency target: n/a n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( 2011 ):  1,963 tCO2e

Mitigation actions

Improvement in monitoring and treatment of wastewater and solid waste
Most of waste-water and solid waste to be monitored, collected and disposed that contributes a great deal to make Hue's environment more clean; 70 percent of waste-water will be treated before released to the rivers which helps them play their ecological roles as they should be, and 100 percent of solid waste disposed by processing wastes and bury in landfill. For the time being, there are 95% solid wastes collected but not well disposed, except for some rare unit (as Hue Central Hospital), and most of wastewater is not treated, while 8 to 10 percent of wastes raising annually as a result of social economic development. Start year  
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Looking for Funding
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Strengthenning green area for the city by planting more and more trees
Until 2017, the green area covering by trees (area of grass is excluded) will approximately reach 5,34 million square meters that helps increase green area per capita up to 15 square meters in the year 2017. There are approximately 110,000 trees planted from 2001 til 2017 in Hue city Start year  
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Promoting the use of renewable energy in the city's tourism activities.
Increase awareness raising and encourage the use of renewable energy, especially solar energy, in tourism and service industry, which is Hue City's key economic sector. It is estimated that by 2020, approximately 80% of the hotels, restaurants and other facilities that consume substantial heated water in the city will switch to using solar water heating instead of electric heaters. There have been hundreds of big, medium and small scale hotels and other related services as well as thoundsands of residential households applied solar heating water systems which help them save very significant (at least 60%) energy cost. Start year  
Sector Residential
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Using non-baked building materials for constructions, public and private/household facitilies.
Directive No. 10/CT-TTg dated 16/4/2012 issued by the Prime Minister regarding the enhanced use of non-baked materials and reducing the amount of baked clay bricks produced/used, and Directive No. 16/CT-UBND dated 29/8/2013 issued by Hue City People's Committee require that, for all constructions funded by the government, at least 50% of the building materials used are non-baked from 01/01/2014, and 100% from 01/01/2015 onwards. For constructions that are 9 storey tall or more, irrespective of whether they are funded by the goverment or private individuals, 30% is the required minimum from 01/01/2014, which is raised to 40% from 01/01/2016. GHG emission from the production of building materials is expected to decrease by 20%. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Application of smart and highly efficient lighting system, including the usage of biogas in public lighting.
Increased public lighting powered by biogas; replacement of fluorescent lamps by LEDs controlled by smart systems that can automatically adjust lighting duration and mode. Electricity usage from public lighting has been shown to decrease by 30%. Start year  
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Promotion of sustainable urban tourism in Hue city with a focus on the development of garden house tours
The recommended mitigation option is to reduce 9% of GHG emission in tourism tranpsort and to create more green and decent jobs for the local people. The involved activities include the preservation of garden house, encouragement of organic vegetable farms in garden house, promotion of non-motorized transport to garden houses, etc Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions