The women changing the face of energy in Vietnam

The women changing the face of energy in Vietnam

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.
Promises must be kept in climate fight

Promises must be kept in climate fight

The COP26 summit will bring the world together to accelerate action on the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
New climate change adaptation project launched

New climate change adaptation project launched

The UNDP, MARD, and five provinces launched a Green Climate Fund to fund a $30 million climate change adaption project to strengthen smallholder agriculture.
SkyX Solar invests $100 million in 200MWp rooftop solar capacity in next three years

SkyX Solar invests $100 million in 200MWp rooftop solar capacity in next three years

EDF Renewables has made a significant investment in SkyX Energy, the holding company of rooftop solar developer SkyX Solar and a VinaCapital subsidiary.
Zooming ahead in sustainable economic growth – digitally

Zooming ahead in sustainable economic growth – digitally

Over the past three decades, Vietnam’s socioeconomic growth has been a remarkable success story. However, rapid economic development and industrialisation has come at a cost. Energy consumption has tripled over the past decade, making Vietnam one of the most energy intensive countries in East Asia. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are increasing rapidly and expected to triple by 2030.
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.
$2.3 billion LNG Hai Lang approved in Quang Tri

$2.3 billion LNG Hai Lang approved in Quang Tri

The first phase of a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) power plant in Quang Tri province has received the official go-ahead from local authorities.
HSBC gives green support to wind energy sector of Vietnam

HSBC gives green support to wind energy sector of Vietnam

HSBC Vietnam will provide short-term green trade finance for renewable energy construction for Power Construction JSC No.1 (PCC1).
Tetra Pak strives for zero waste with new strategic collaboration with Poka

Tetra Pak strives for zero waste with new strategic collaboration with Poka

Tetra Pak has formed a strategic collaboration with Poka to empower its workers with the tools and training needed to accelerate zero waste processes.
"Let's reduce plastic waste" online campaign launched

"Let's reduce plastic waste" online campaign launched

"Let's reduce plastic waste" is expected to gradually change the behaviour of consumers and retailers, encouraging them to limit the use of single-use plastic bags.
Suggestions to address draft power plan shortcomings

Suggestions to address draft power plan shortcomings

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.
Looming FiT deadline impels action

Looming FiT deadline impels action

Wind power projects currently under construction that have been affected by COVID-19 will likely receive a new feed-in tariff (FiT) rate instead of the current 8.5 US cents per kWh.
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