MHI and Indonesia Power research low-carbon power plants across Indonesia

MHI and Indonesia Power research low-carbon power plants across Indonesia

Early this month, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and PT. PLN Indonesia Power concluded an MoU for three feasibility studies at Indonesia Power's plants.
Co-generation technology could act as solution to help balance power supply

Co-generation technology could act as solution to help balance power supply

While biomass energy from sugarcane and other agricultural by-products has proven to be financially rewarding and environmentally useful, smaller companies remain discouraged to participate.
Biomass boost to fuel power evolution

Biomass boost to fuel power evolution

Although the Vietnamese government has introduced policies to promote the development of biomass power, results so far remain modest, leaving insiders to ponder what is hindering the development of this type of energy.
New feed-in tariff advocated for biomass energy bonanza

New feed-in tariff advocated for biomass energy bonanza

Although the Vietnamese government hoped for deeper biomass energy investment through a previously-introduced feed-in tariff, some experts advise that a new one must be coupled with other legal incentives to ensure a more significant share in the country’s energy mix.
Phu Yen co-operates with foreign partners to develop raw material areas

Phu Yen co-operates with foreign partners to develop raw material areas

Representatives of Phu Yen People’s Committee and EREX JSC agreed to develop raw material areas for sorghum cultivation and investment in the province.
Danang encourages new renewable energy projects

Danang encourages new renewable energy projects

Danang encourages private enterprises to develop the renewable energy sector, including offshore projects as well as projects promoting high-tech agriculture.
Encouraging biomass energy to buttress turn to renewables

Encouraging biomass energy to buttress turn to renewables

Biomass has the potential to be a critical portion of Vietnam’s renewable change. Le Thi Thoa,  senior officer of the Climate Protection through Sustainable Bioenergy Markets in Vietnam project under the GIZ Energy Support Programme, points out barriers for the sector and how GIZ provides support to meet its ambitious plan for biomass power in Vietnam.
Dohwa set deadline to complete two delayed projects by December

Dohwa set deadline to complete two delayed projects by December

Quang Binh asked Dohwa to build a specific construction plan for its two delayed projects and them into operation in this December.
New FiT hike paves way for investment in biomass electricity

New FiT hike paves way for investment in biomass electricity

The FiT for biomass power will be 7.1-8.6 US cents per kWh, setting the stage for investment in biomass and to achieving the objectives of the revised PDP VII.
Calls to lift biomass FiT

Calls to lift biomass FiT

Vietnam has been advised to raise the feed-in-tariff for ­biomass-based power and ­revise the power purchase agreement for this type of renewable energy so as to attract potential investors.