January 10, 2022 | 11:41
The European Union will need to invest 500 billion euros ($568 billion) in new generation nuclear power stations from now until 2050, the bloc's internal market commissioner said in an interview published at the weekend.
January 08, 2022 | 16:08
Global demand for energy is increasing due to population and economic growth, especially in large emerging countries, which will account for 60 per cent demand growth by 2025. Vietnam, as a developing country, is therefore facing some barriers.
January 08, 2022 | 15:00
Last year, one third of the wind power sector’s projects with a combined capacity of around 2,000MW, equal to more than $3 billion in capital, failed to reach completion.
January 07, 2022 | 11:58
The ASEAN leading conglomerate SCG and Long Son Petrochemicals Co., Ltd (LSP), a subsidiary of SCG Chemicals, implements the Waste Rescue project to raise awareness.
January 03, 2022 | 22:41
By strengthening international cooperation in energy and completing mechanisms and policies in the field, Vietnam is working to improve the efficiency, sustainability and adapting capacity for the national energy sector.
By Ngan Ha
December 31, 2021 | 14:33
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has supported a special academy day in Hanoi with the aim of enhancing research into and the widespread adoption of smart grids for the power network to capture renewable energy and to support the development of the country’s smart grid roadmap.
By Marshall Brown
December 30, 2021 | 16:00
Green growth, as defined by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), is “economic growth that is environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive”. Countries pursuing green growth hope to achieve economic growth – often measured in terms of GDP and employment outcomes – while at the same time ensuring social equity, protecting the environment, and taking climate action.
By Thanh Thu
December 30, 2021 | 14:53
The Netherlands granted $19.5 million to a climate adaptation project in Vinh Long province.
By Bich Thuy
December 30, 2021 | 11:55
In announcing new net-zero targets by 2050 in November, Vietnam will take stronger measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by transitioning from fossil fuels. Norwegian Ambassador to Vietnam Grete Løchen told VIR’s Bich Thuy how Vietnam can achieve these targets with lessons from her nation.
By Nguyen Thu
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.