Life depending on the sun under the Hanoi’s Red river

16:04 | 17/03/2018
The lives of hundreds of households along the Red River in the heart of Hanoi are completely dependent on the sun for generating electricity for lighting and agriculture. This interesting location is also becoming a tourist attraction due to its proximity to Hanoi and its ample natural beauty.  
life depending on the sun under the hanois red river
In stark contrast, just two kilometres from Hoan Kiem district, the locals seem to be living in a different world
life depending on the sun under the hanois red river
Each household has a solar panel to generate electricity, providing the clearest power source to locals
life depending on the sun under the hanois red river
The locals' living depends on the sun, as they cover their daily energy living from solar energy
life depending on the sun under the hanois red river
These low-capacity panels are enough for equipment like air conditioners or refrigerators
life depending on the sun under the hanois red river
life depending on the sun under the hanois red river
Sunshine is very important for agriculture as locals do not use technology on the fields
life depending on the sun under the hanois red river
Fishing is one of the ways of making a living
life depending on the sun under the hanois red river
Some farmers raise doves to sell
life depending on the sun under the hanois red river
At this floating house, the solar panels are directly on the roof top
life depending on the sun under the hanois red river
A solar panel on the roof
life depending on the sun under the hanois red river
The farmers grow the banana to supply Hanoi's fruit markets
life depending on the sun under the hanois red river
An ostrich farm
life depending on the sun under the hanois red river
Foreign tourists are excited to see such sustainable ways of living

By Le Son

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