Electricity demand outgrows supply in northern Vietnam

Electricity demand outgrows supply in northern Vietnam

The demand for electricity in the north is steadily increasing while only a few large-scale electricity projects made it in the pipeline in recent years.
EVNNPT donates $43,480 to disaster-stricken locals of Quang Nam and Quang Ngai

EVNNPT donates $43,480 to disaster-stricken locals of Quang Nam and Quang Ngai

EVNNPT donated VND1 billion ($43,480) to support people in Quang Nam and Quang Ngai impacted by the recent storms wreaking havoc in Central Vietnam.
220kV Van Phong electrical substation starts operation

220kV Van Phong electrical substation starts operation

Central Power Project Management Board in collaboration with related agencies took 220kV Van Phong electrical substation into operation on November 22.
Ha Tinh gives green light to 696.5 million-USD wind power plant

Ha Tinh gives green light to 696.5 million-USD wind power plant 1

The People's Committee of the central province of Ha Tinh has approved a wind power project with a total investment of over 16.2 trillion (696.5 million USD).
Vietnam freshens solar sector with FIT

Vietnam freshens solar sector with FIT

Vaibhav Saxena, foreign lawyer at Vietnam International Law Firm, discusses how Decision No.13/2020/QD-TTg will impact the Vietnamese solar power market.
Retail price of electricity to drop 10 per cent in three months

Retail price of electricity to drop 10 per cent in three months

The government has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Industry and Trade to decrease the retail price of electricity by 10 per cent over the course of three months, in April, May, and June.
Retail price of electricity expected to decrease by 10 per cent due to COVID-19

Retail price of electricity expected to decrease by 10 per cent due to COVID-19

The MoIT proposed adjusting the selling price of electricity to support households, manufacturers and hospitality facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bac Lieu LNG-to-power project triples January FDI inflow

Bac Lieu LNG-to-power project triples January FDI inflow

The Bac Lieu LNG-to-power project marks the first billion-dollar foreign direct investment project in 2020, tripling the first-month FDI inflows against 2019.
Localities respond to 2019 Earth Hour

Localities respond to 2019 Earth Hour

A series of localities nationwide on March 30 responded to the 2019 Earth Hour with a range of practical activities, aiming to call for joint efforts in saving electricity and protecting the earth.
Chairman of EVN TPC Quang Ninh arrested

Chairman of EVN TPC Quang Ninh arrested

Quang Ninh authorities arrested Le Duy Hanh, chairman of EVN TPC Quang Ninh for abusing his position and powers.
Pay your electricity bill with QR code

Pay your electricity bill with QR code

EVN partnered up with VNPAY to enable customers to pay their electricity bills online, through QR payments.
Vietnam to open electricity wholesale market next year

Vietnam to open electricity wholesale market next year

The competitive electricity wholesale market will be fully operational starting in 2019 following a successful year-long pilot period.
Blackout in Crimea after incident at Russian power station

Blackout in Crimea after incident at Russian power station

Crimea was completely without electricity on Wednesday (Jun 13) following an incident at a power station in Russia, authorities in the peninsula Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014 said.
Electricity regulatory fees, distribution prices rejected

Electricity regulatory fees, distribution prices rejected

The National Assembly has rejected the inclusion of electricity regulatory fees and power distribution prices in the draft Electricity Law.
Less capital means more Chinese-sourced power

Less capital means more Chinese-sourced power

Capital shortages for electricity infrastructure could also be one of the reasons why the Electricity of Vietnam Group (EVN) has had to increase power purchase from other sources, including China, in the first seven months of this year.
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