Southeast Asian renewables platform Levanta Renewables has sold a majority stake to Actis, a leading global investor in sustainable infrastructure.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Power Project Management Board of the Central Region, in cooperation with relevant units, organised the ceremony to power up and put into operation the Ninh Phuoc 220kV transformer substation and connect power lines on June 29.
The general director of Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) proposed Quang Tri People’s Committee to establish the Steering Committee for Electricity Development in order to call for investors who plan to develop wind farms to cooperate with the committee to promote land clearance and power transmission projects.