NDO – The building of the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) was among 15 construction works recognised as using green energy in Hanoi in 2017 following its effectiveness towards saving energy. On November 25, the Vietnam Energy Conservation and Efficiency Association and the Management Board of the Energy Efficiency under the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee held a ceremony granting the title of using green energy for construction works in Hanoi. The building of the EVN located at No.11 Cua Bac Street, Ba Dinh district was presented the title with a recognition period of three years. According to the EVN, energy efficiency solutions have been implemented at the building for five years which has helped save over 906,000 kWh of electricity over the past three years, equivalent to an estimated VND2.2 billion (US$96,800). The management board of the EVN building is developing a plan to save over VND1.4 million kWh of electricity in the next five years which is equivalent to nearly VND3.6 billion (US$158,400). This is the first year that Hanoi has presented the title of using green energy to buildings that have successfully applied management and technology measures in reducing energy losses and energy consumption while ensuring its developmental goals.