van phong substation holds official naming ceremony

Van Phong substation holds official naming ceremony

Following great effort from staff and workers, and the construction process exceeding the deadline, the Van Phong 500kV substation and connection line held an official naming ceremonyon April 7.
rooftop solar energy lacks legal foundation

Rooftop solar energy lacks legal foundation

Businesses that intend to deploy rooftop solar energy for their own use must await a seamless link to the national energy grid.
levanta and actis partner in southeast asia renewables platform

Levanta and Actis partner in Southeast Asia renewables platform

Southeast Asian renewables platform Levanta Renewables has sold a majority stake to Actis, a leading global investor in sustainable infrastructure.
51 billion long son petrochemicals complex ready to roll

$5.1 billion Long Son Petrochemicals Complex ready to roll

Long Son Petrochemicals (LSP) is completing the final procedures to operate the $5.1-billion Long Son Petrochemicals Complex in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.
500 kv transmission line vung ang quang trach doc soi pleiku 2 officially energises

500 kV transmission line Vung Ang-Quang Trach-Doc Soi-Pleiku 2 officially energises

Energising the third circuit of the 500kV transmission line Vung Ang-Quang Trach-Doc Soi-Pleiku 2 will contribute to undertaking electricity supply and energy security for the South and releasing the power of renewable energy projects.
efforts in business climate redoubled

Efforts in business climate redoubled

As the country boosts the attraction of investment and the development of a more competitive economy, the government is committed to continuing its administrative reforms in favour of both individuals and enterprises.
steering committee urges land handover for van phong 1 bot power plants sub component projects

Steering Committee urges land handover for Van Phong 1 BOT Power Plant's sub-component projects

The National Steering Committee for Power Development has urged Khanh Hoa and Ninh Thuan provinces to hand over land for the transmission lines to connect Van Phong 1 BOT Thermal Power Plant to the national grid in December.
500kv nghi son substation comes into operation

500kV Nghi Son substation comes into operation

On October 31, the Central Vietnam Power Projects Management Board (CPMB) coordinated with relevant entities and agencies to energise the 500kV Nghi Son substation in Thanh Hoa province.
lao bao 220kv substation and dong ha lao bao 220kv power line project inaugurated

Lao Bao 220kV substation and Dong Ha-Lao Bao 220kV power line project inaugurated

The Lao Bao 220kV substation and Dong Ha-Lao Bao 220kV power line projects are ready to meet the transmission needs of wind power plants in the western part of Quang Tri province in preparation for commercial operation.
strengthening businesses immune system prior to economic reopening

Strengthening businesses’ immune system prior to economic reopening

The Vietnamese government is considering reopening economic activities in big cities to boost recovery after months of social distancing. Nguyen Thanh Huong, country human resources manager, ManpowerGroup Vietnam discusses the pros and cons of economic reopening at this time and suggests approaches to strengthening the immune systems of enterprises and workers, allowing for sound and safe operations.
electricity demand outgrows supply in northern vietnam

Electricity demand outgrows supply in northern Vietnam

The demand for electricity in the northern region is steadily increasing while only a few large-scale electricity projects started construction or made it in the pipeline in recent years.
obstacles hindering o mon iii venture

Obstacles hindering O Mon III venture

The O Mon III thermal power plant in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is facing lingering issues related to investment policy and responsibility, leading to the protracted delay in part of the gas project.
pdp8 expected to be tabled for government approval in june

PDP8 expected to be tabled for government approval in June

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has been asked to revise and adjust the Power Development Plan 8 to submit to the government in June.
lng bac lieu project expected to start in late 2021

LNG Bac Lieu project expected to start in late 2021

Bac Lieu People’s Committee expects that the construction of 3,000MW LNG Bac Lieu would be kicked off later this year, despite having to deal with numerous problems.
arduous path to lng success

Arduous path to LNG success

In search of stable and clean energy, Vietnam has put a strong focus on liquefied natural gas, which – though being a fossil fuel – promises to outrun coal with its higher cost efficiency and lower emissions. However, experts advise developing an efficient infrastructure and set out power purchase agreements that can attract the required investment.