January 11, 2023 | 15:42
Vietnam is being urged to demonstrate that economic development will not depend on the use of fossil fuels like coal.
August 12, 2022 | 20:00
Vietnam is maximising its coal mining output amid widespread power outages in the north.
August 08, 2022 | 09:15
In the first seven months of this year, Vietnam spent over $5 billion to import coal for thermal power plants, up 123 per cent on-year.
May 19, 2022 | 17:39
Vietnam is in the midst of a major coal shortage due to falling imports, rising energy demand, and transmission limitations, with the issue not only deepening risk of power shortages this summer but also affecting economic recovery.
January 13, 2022 | 14:00
As Indonesia unexpectedly decided to ban coal exports for the month, Vietnam’s power generators fear fuel shortages. VIR’s Van Nguyen spoke with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Canh Nam from the Vietnam Energy Association about the ban and how it will affect the nation’s power supply.
January 13, 2022 | 11:46
Despite Vietnam’s commitment to reduce coal-dependent power resources in the long term, the sector’s black diamonds are in huge demand by the country’s electricity plants, which may face shortages due to a trade ban from Indonesia.
November 12, 2021 | 12:22
Vietnam has joined a list of 190 nations and organisations pledging a phasing out of coal-fuelled power generation and stopping the creation of new plants, giving it a series of tasks for the country to achieve in order to meet its ambitions.
November 05, 2021 | 11:00
A 190-strong coalition, including Vietnam, has agreed to both phase out coal power and end support for new coal power plants.
August 25, 2021 | 11:00
International institutions are making plans to buy off some of Vietnam’s coal-fired power plants to shut them down as quickly as possible – but while this could reduce greenhouse gas emissions dramatically, national energy security needs to be kept in balance.
June 18, 2021 | 23:42
Mitsubishi Corporation will build an onshore wind farm based in Laos, which could then sell electricity to Vietnam.
May 11, 2021 | 15:00
After one major South Korean coal-fired power financier decided last month to withdraw its participation in foreign markets in the sector, questions have arisen on the feasibility of planned coal-based ventures. However, several experts evaluate the move as a signal for Vietnam to step up the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energies.
July 10, 2020 | 08:40
German industrial giant Siemens on Thursday unveiled plans to set its energy subsidiary on the road towards a coal-power-free future, as it won backing from shareholders to spin off the unit.
February 27, 2020 | 16:38
Thailand’s Banpu Power Pcl. is cementing its footprint in Vietnam, taking the view that the country is a more promising investment destination.
February 23, 2019 | 10:05
China and Australia on Friday (Feb 22) denied reports Australian coal was being blocked from entering the Asian country, with Canberra seeking to quell fears that worsening diplomatic tensions are damaging the nations' crucial trading relationship.
April 03, 2018 | 08:00
Coal is imported more and more, due to some coal thermal power plants are putting into opearation and imported coal is cheaper.