April 04, 2022 | 13:42
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh chaired a meeting in Hanoi on April 3 to look into the electricity supply and the provision of coal and gas for power generation.
January 20, 2022 | 09:33
The policymakers of the latest draft of Vietnam’s mammoth Power Development Plan VIII see themselves confronted with additional wind and solar demand, as well as the scrutiny of a deputy prime minister, requiring the Ministry of Industry and Trade to remedy issues to meet the national goals of energy security and net zero emissions by 2050.
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.
May 11, 2021 | 12:33
Many privately-owned renewable power plants have been required to cut electricity output due to the overloaded transmission system, as regulations struggle to keep up with the fast-developing sector.
March 20, 2021 | 08:00
The progression of the country’s National Power Development Plan 8 is a particularly important task for Vietnam to mobilise the resources required to provide sufficient electricity and ensure overall energy security.
December 25, 2020 | 09:00
Energy is a key component in advancing the ASEAN Economic Community’s pursuit for an inclusive and dynamic regional economic integration towards 2025 and beyond. It has been a valuable input for a well-connected ASEAN which continuously drives a highly integrated, competitive, innovative, and global ASEAN.
June 23, 2020 | 08:46
The 45-MW Phuoc Ninh solar power plant was officially inaugurated in Thuan Nam district in south-central Ninh Thuan province on June 22.
June 10, 2020 | 09:18
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).
February 26, 2020 | 14:00
Vietnam has enacted its strategic orientations for energy development through to 2030 and with a vision for the next quarter of a century, encouraging more of the private sector to develop for the future, and ensuring energy security to meet new demands.
February 20, 2020 | 17:36
The National Energy Development Strategy by 2030, with vision to 2045 aims to ensure national energy security, which serves as a foundation for growth.
January 26, 2020 | 15:00
Meeting Vietnam’s sustainable energy goals is widely considered one of the greatest challenges facing the country in the next 15 years.
July 17, 2019 | 17:00
With its strong development, Vietnam is striving to find solutions to attract more investment into energy development. John Rockhold, chairman of the Vietnam Business Forum’s Power and Energy Working Group, writes about how Vietnam can develop towards ensuring its sustainable energy security.
June 11, 2019 | 09:57
Vietnam’s increasing demand for energy, and the country’s large opportunities in wind energy, has caused many investors to turn their attention to Vietnam over the past few years.
August 07, 2018 | 11:34
Vietnam needs an enormous amount of energy to feed its development, but relying on coal and hydropower is not the answer, and with new measures still at an early stage, experts are concerned about the future.
March 30, 2018 | 11:02
The US and Vietnam inaugurated the Energy Security Dialogue that the US only held in five countries over the world so far.