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.
Developers demand long-term fix

Developers demand long-term fix

A new proposal on transitional policy mechanisms for wind and solar projects that missed the commercial operation deadline may not be strong enough for the long-term plans of developers.
Framework urged for battery storage

Framework urged for battery storage

Along with standardising the quality of rooftop installations for self-consumption, it is hoped that investment in battery storage systems will be ramped up in order to avert grid congestion.
Climate core of IFC investment in Vietnam

Climate core of IFC investment in Vietnam

During his visit last week to Vietnam, Alfonso Garcia Mora, International Finance Corporation’s vice president for Asia-Pacific, talked with VIR’s Linh Le about Vietnam’s transition to a private sector-led low-carbon economic growth model and the business opportunities that this shift could generate.
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.
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.
No more new coal-fired thermal power plants for Mekong Delta by 2030

No more new coal-fired thermal power plants for Mekong Delta by 2030

There will be no more new coal-fired thermal power plants licensed in the Mekong Delta region by 2030, except for the ones currently under construction.
Vietnam considers establishment of renewable energy centre

Vietnam considers establishment of renewable energy centre

The government has asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to work with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and other relevant ministries and agencies on the establishment of a renewable energy centre.
Norway - Supporting Vietnam’s energy transition with world-leading excellence in renewable energy

Norway - Supporting Vietnam’s energy transition with world-leading excellence in renewable energy

With the prime minister announcing Vietnam’s net-zero target by 2050 at the World Leaders Summit at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, the country will take stronger measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by transitioning from fossil fuel into cleaner and greener energy. Norwegian Ambassador to Vietnam Grete Løchen told Bich Thuy how Vietnam can achieve these targets with lessons from her nation.
Vietnam Supply Chain Study Report for offshore wind

Vietnam Supply Chain Study Report for offshore wind

A delegation led by Norwegian Ambassador to Vietnam Grete Løchen presented Minister Nguyen Hong Dien the Vietnam Supply Chain Study Report for offshore wind.
Lenders energise foreign-owned power projects

Lenders energise foreign-owned power projects

A handful of local and foreign banks are leveraging their insights and optimising financial resources to promote energy and power transition in Vietnam, thus contributing to the country’s sustainable national energy policy.
Inconsistencies deter power plan feasibility

Inconsistencies deter power plan feasibility

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has pointed out a series of limitations within the newest draft of the National Power Development Plan VII, asking the Ministry of Industry and Trade to supplement missing content and adjust existing calculations.
BayWa r.e. launches new services in Vietnam

BayWa r.e. launches new services in Vietnam

Global renewable energy developer, service provider, and distributor BayWa r.e. has added new services to its "on-the-ground" operation in Vietnam.
IEREA 2021 – First step of a long-term dialogue for Vietnam renewable energy auction

IEREA 2021 – First step of a long-term dialogue for Vietnam renewable energy auction

Government agencies and relevant stakeholders learned about international experiences to establish a legal framework for renewable energy auctions in Vietnam.
Tackling dispute resolution with lessons from India

Tackling dispute resolution with lessons from India

The Law on Public-Private Partnership Investment 2020 opened the door for auctions to select investors of certain renewable energy projects.
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