January 20, 2022 | 09:33
The policymakers of the latest draft of Vietnam’s mammoth Power Development Plan VIII see themselves confronted with additional wind and solar demand, as well as the scrutiny of a deputy prime minister, requiring the Ministry of Industry and Trade to remedy issues to meet the national goals of energy security and net zero emissions by 2050.
January 18, 2022 | 15:54
The Ministry of Industry and Trade will not add any more wind and solar power into this year's plan, due to a lack of input facilities to transfer them to the national grid.
December 28, 2021 | 11:47
After a boom in solar development thanks to incentives given in 2020, Vietnam held back due to a policy gap that has pushed investors into an awkward situation this year.
October 20, 2021 | 12:40
Many women are leading and motivating the country’s business community in its development, embodying Vietnam’s power and serving as role models for today’s youngsters.
October 06, 2021 | 10:10
Independent scientific organisations and many development partners have made efforts to contribute to Vietnam’s development of renewable energy, while ceasing to develop new coal power plants.
September 29, 2021 | 11:43
With the National Power Development Plan VIII still being scrutinised in various drafts, voices are being raised to even out the balance between a sustainable and affordable power supply and a steady grid structure.
September 16, 2021 | 20:33
Learning from the lessons of the previous feed-in tariffs that caused the domestic solar power market to be oversupplied, the Ministry of Industry and Trade is currently drafting a new policy to lay the foundation for a more sustainable development approach in the sector.
September 03, 2021 | 12:47
Vietnam is blessed with excellent sunshine throughout the year, providing it with a huge potential for developing solar power.
August 26, 2021 | 08:00
While the market for solar panels and cells is booming amid the escalating climate change and energy demand, some exporters in Vietnam could be facing trade remedy actions if the US Department of Commerce deems them part of a larger scheme by Chinese producers allegedly trying to circumvent antidumping rules.
August 18, 2021 | 08:00
Some international lenders, funds, and insurers are joining a growing list of financial institutions across the globe retreating from coal-fired power plants, particularly projects in Vietnam and other Asian nations, as concerns grow over the role that fossil fuels play in exacerbating the adverse impacts of climate change.
August 02, 2021 | 14:56
B.Grimm Power Plc. has announced it would allocate $91 million in funding for solar and wind projects in Thailand and Vietnam.
August 01, 2021 | 13:00
Kookmin Bank announced that it will join other international financial institutions in a $840 million syndicated loan package to finance a solar power project.
July 16, 2021 | 10:00
A floating solar power farm covering an area of 45ha was unveiled in Singapore on July 14, becoming one of the biggest of its kind in the world.
July 05, 2021 | 15:21
Renewable energy output is being reduced even as Vietnam is seeing blackouts as power consumption is off the charts.
June 23, 2021 | 09:00
The government this month requested the Ministry of Industry and Trade to review and re-submit the Power Development Plan VIII as the scheme is geared towards speeding up establishment of a competitive electricity market.