Balanced planning in the works for power

Balanced planning in the works for power

With the National Power Development Plan VIII still being scrutinised in various drafts, voices are being raised to even out the balance between a sustainable and affordable power supply and a steady grid structure.
Energy developers grapple with deadline

Energy developers grapple with deadline

A series of multi-billion-dollar wind power projects are racing to make a tariff deadline, with potential energy gridlock on the horizon for Vietnam.
Over 100 wind power plants register to supply electricity to national grid

Over 100 wind power plants register to supply electricity to national grid

A total of 106 wind power plants nationwide with a combined capacity of more than 5,655 MW have registered to conduct commercial operations and join the national grid, according to Vietnam Electricity (EVN).
Coal, hydro power to give way to renewables

Coal, hydro power to give way to renewables

Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) plans to mobilise 32 billion kWh of renewable energy, including 26.3 billion kWh of solar power, meaning the output of coal-fuelled and hydro-power plants will be reduced.
Apt solutions sought for local solar power

Apt solutions sought for local solar power

The year 2021 will be characterised by an even bigger challenge for the authorities and developers to standardise the quality level of rooftop installations in terms of compliance to construction law, electrical standards, and fire safety, and to match grid availability and local consumption after the Vietnamese rooftop solar market skyrocketed last year.
Significant gains towards public investment goals

Significant gains towards public investment goals

Despite slow disbursement of foreign loans, that of public investment has become faster, contributing to making the country’s positive economic growth target feasible for the year.
Power price proposal on table as equality remains uncertain

Power price proposal on table as equality remains uncertain

Amid feedback from the public and experts about calculating energy price, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has rounded off the single-price model for household electricity in a bid to harmonise the benefits of all stakeholders in society.