May 31, 2023 | 12:29
In light of the possibility of electricity scarcity, Vietnam is aware of the continuing usefulness of coal as an energy resource, according to industry insiders.
April 04, 2023 | 13:00
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has recently launched the second version of its taxonomy for sustainable finance, expected to help the region unlock financing for coal phase-outs.
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.
December 16, 2022 | 10:06
With global challenges on climate change as well as international commitments on emission reduction, Vietnam will require a strategy to effectively use coal power and follow suit with its goals.
September 19, 2022 | 10:31
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has been told to finalise the National Power Development Plan VIII (PDP VIII) for 2021-2030 with a vision to 2045, focusing on reducing coal power plants.
July 17, 2022 | 12:49
Following global tensions and heatwaves in its metropolises, Vietnam is becoming more ravenous for energy by the day, demanding not just sufficient but also sustainable solutions against the backdrop of its zero emissions targets.
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.
December 15, 2021 | 13:54
The Vietnamese government is calculating an additional plan for the development of power sources in the country, considering the contingency and reduction of coal power sources following the COP26 climate summit.
October 06, 2020 | 17:25
KEPCO has decided to take part in a coal-fired power plant project in Vietnam, despite growing criticism from global investors and overseas environmental group.
April 21, 2020 | 11:29
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) – one of Japanese largest megabanks – announced it would halt lending to new coal-fired power plants from May 1, 2020.
April 19, 2020 | 19:20
Japanese financial giant Mizuho Financial Group has approved a shareholder resolution to stop investing and lending to new coal power projects.