Proposals to promote Vietnam's energy transition

Proposals to promote Vietnam's energy transition

The energy elasticity coefficient in Vietnam for the 2016-2020 period averaged 1.67, a relatively high figure compared to some other countries.
Vietnam’s crucial role in the global energy transition and tackling climate change

Vietnam’s crucial role in the global energy transition and tackling climate change

Vietnam, together with the international community, has been increasing its efforts to combat climate change and create a sustainable future.
Offshore wind bonanza within reach for the country

Offshore wind bonanza within reach for the country

Vietnam’s offshore wind potential comes with its own set of hurdles and restrictions. David Harrison, partner at Mayer Brown’s Vietnam Office, talked with VIR’s Nguyen Thu about wind energy’s role in Vietnam’s energy transition.
Meeting Southeast Asian capital and energy needs

Meeting Southeast Asian capital and energy needs

With changes in capital markets coming to the forefront of executive agendas, Bain & Company and our partner Rivel, a research firm, recently interviewed 89 investors and analysts about how the energy transition is shaping investment decisions in the ener
Southeast Asia’s information platform for energy transition debuts

Southeast Asia’s information platform for energy transition debuts

A regional information platform for energy transition SIPET, targeted at professionals, has been launched by the Clean, Affordable, and Secure Energy for Southeast Asia (CASE) to facilitate dialogue and promote coordination in the region’s power sector to support the acceleration of the energy transition in the region.
Cooperation between business and academia to foster Vietnamese students' skillsets

Cooperation between business and academia to foster Vietnamese students' skillsets

IUH launched the first Smart Grid Lab in Vietnam, which will give 350 students a year the skills they need to address the power network challenges of the future.
G20 talks end with pledge to accelerate energy transition

G20 talks end with pledge to accelerate energy transition

G20 energy talks in Bali ended Friday with the world's leading economies pledging to accelerate the transition to cleaner energy, but there was no binding agreement as officials struggle to overcome discord over Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Ensuring energy efficiency through power monitoring

Ensuring energy efficiency through power monitoring

In just the past 10 years, energy prices in Europe have risen an average of 19 per cent. At the same time, a growing number of companies need to become greener – and also want to do so – in order to succeed.
Japan to increase financial assistance for Vietnam's energy transition

Japan to increase financial assistance for Vietnam's energy transition

A Tokyo agreement on energy transition indicates Japan's support for Vietnam's energy reform.
All options on table for climate transition

All options on table for climate transition

Vietnam is now facing big pressure to carry out its energy transition in a greener manner, with the government advised to place high priority on limiting coal-fired power development while developing more renewable energy.
Localisation the key for offshore venture victories

Localisation the key for offshore venture victories

Investors are showing more ambition when it comes to high-quality offshore projects. Riccardo Felici, country manager for renewables consultants OWC Vietnam, told VIR’s Nguyen Thu about the challenges in the energy transition path and lessons for this country in particular.
Nation’s net-zero aim given strategic boost

Nation’s net-zero aim given strategic boost

Vietnam’s fresh national climate change strategy, which highlights a crucial energy transition, will help the country reduce greenhouse gas emissions and fulfil its international commitment.
Finance and governance accelerators for Just Energy Transition

Finance and governance accelerators for Just Energy Transition

Initial results of the energy transition to date have proven that finance is not a constraint and new governance solutions are key to a Just Energy Transition.
Roundtable on transitioning to a just energy future

Roundtable on transitioning to a just energy future

VIR and the UNDP will organise a roundtable themed Finance and Governance Accelerators for a Just Energy Transition in Hanoi on July 29.
Indonesia outlines energy transition initiatives

Indonesia outlines energy transition initiatives

Indonesia revealed concrete steps it will take to achieve a fair and affordable energy transition at the 2022 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting (WEFAM) in Davos, Switzerland.
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