Logo & slogan design contest launched to promote power saving

(VOVWORLD) - The Ministry of Industry and Trade, in collaboration with the Vietnam Electricity (EVN), the World Bank, and the Vietnam Fine Arts Association, on Wednesday launched a logo and slogan design contest to encourage people to cultivate power-saving habit. 

Logo & slogan design contest launched to promote power saving - ảnh 1The logo and slogan design contest to promote power saving is launched on October 28, 2020 (Photo: VTV)

Entries should be sent to the organizing board no later than 5 pm on December 5, 2020. An awarding ceremony will be held in December.

In his speech at the launching ceremony, Phuong Hoang Kim, Director of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development Department, said the contest aims to select the best logo and slogan which manifest the significance of power saving to the nation’s socio-economic development.

Meanwhile, EVN general director Vo Quang Lam said energy efficiency is the cornerstone of building a secure and sustainable energy system, while saving power is billed as one of the most effective measures.

Vietnam is currently home to 5,000 key corporations, which consume 35 percent of the nation’s total electricity, he said, adding measures to save power in production is necessary to ensure energy security while reduce burden for both businesses and electricity sector.

In the past years, the Vietnamese Government has carried out a wide range of programmes to promote effective use of energy, such as the Vietnam National Energy Efficiency Programme (VNEEP), which was implemented during 2006-2015, helps save 15 million tonnes of oil, as well as reduce 3.4 percent and 5.65 percent of power during 2005-2010 and 2011-2015, respectively.