Nuclear option weighed up for energy ambitions

Nuclear option weighed up for energy ambitions

Vietnam’s growing demand for energy in service of rapid socioeconomic development and materialising its ambitious dream of achieving net-zero emissions have once again triggered a need to develop nuclear power, which would require thorough analysis.
Be proactive in an uncertain world

Be proactive in an uncertain world

After her first year as general director of AkzoNobel Decorative Paints Vietnam, My Lan discussed with VIR’s Hoang Anh about the company’s development directions.
Finding the spark to ignite energy goals

Finding the spark to ignite energy goals

Transforming Vietnam into a high-income economy by 2045 requires enough juice to power the nation’s machinery. However, with the heavy reliance on coal, the country also needs to tackle issues regarding climate change, thus accelerating its journey towards utilisation of its abundant renewable energy sources.
Norwegian largest energy company Equinor opens representative office in Hanoi

Norwegian largest energy company Equinor opens representative office in Hanoi

Norwegian largest energy company Equinor on May 5 officially opened its representative office in Hanoi to tap into the local growth potential.
Solar power plant officially inaugurated in Quang Binh province

Solar power plant officially inaugurated in Quang Binh province

The central province of Quang Binh on April 24 officially inaugurated a solar power plant with a capacity of 49.5 MW.
UK’s holistic energy approach to support Vietnam’s ambition

UK’s holistic energy approach to support Vietnam’s ambition

Vietnam is implementing its strong commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. British Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward writes about how this significant move will help Vietnam reach sustainable development, with the United Kingdom extending its support to the Southeast Asian nation to realise its dream.
Investors call for bankable PPA and reasonable price policies for energy projects

Investors call for bankable PPA and reasonable price policies for energy projects

Nguyen Thai Ha, director of T&T Energy Group JSC said that it has faced challenges with power purchase agreements.
Streamlining Power Investments in Vietnam to be held on April 8

Streamlining Power Investments in Vietnam to be held on April 8

At 8:45am on April 8, VIR will host the seminar Streamlining Power Investments in Vietnam, which will also be livestreamed on several platforms.
Eco-tech the answer to global volatility

Eco-tech the answer to global volatility

Inflationary pressures around Southeast Asia and the subsequent rises in prices of food, energy, and services are forcing the region’s nations and financial institutions to come up with new strategies to protect themselves from the likely future ramifications of conflicts and climate change.
Embracing the potential of Vietnam’s energy infrastructure

Embracing the potential of Vietnam’s energy infrastructure

For drivers of electric vehicles, the expectation around charging their vehicles is much like that of the homeowner when switching on a light or turning on an appliance – that the necessary power is automatically there.
Hwaseung and Shire Oak International to collaborate in renewable energy

Hwaseung and Shire Oak International to collaborate in renewable energy

On March 28, Hwaseung and Shire Oak International signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) to collaborate on renewable energy in Southeast Asia.
Businesses showing the way with major activities in Laos

Businesses showing the way with major activities in Laos

Infrastructure, tourism, and energy will be the focal point for Vietnam’s outbound investments in Laos, with major ventures newly approved there.
Green energy development a long-term orientation in Vietnam

Green energy development a long-term orientation in Vietnam

Vietnam boasts huge potential for renewable energy driven by favourable natural conditions and the government’s long-term development orientation.
Further delay for Russian-invested energy projects in Vietnam

Further delay for Russian-invested energy projects in Vietnam

Russian-backed energy projects in Vietnam have been put on hold due to ongoing geopolitical concerns.
Vietnam seeks US investment in renewable energy

Vietnam seeks US investment in renewable energy

Energy is among potential fields for investment cooperation between Vietnamese and US firms, with Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh announcing that Vietnam gives high priority to sustainable energy development to maintain national energy security and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Pham Tan Cong.
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