France supports extension of Ialy hydropower plan through AFD

France supports extension of Ialy hydropower plan through AFD

AFD in Vietnam and EVN signed a credit facility agreement for a non-sovereign concessional loan to finance the extension of Ialy Hydropower plant.
Construction of expanded Hoa Binh hydropower plant kicks off

Construction of expanded Hoa Binh hydropower plant kicks off

The 480MW expansion of Hoa Binh hydropower plant will increase its total capacity to 2,400MW.
Construction of expanded Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant to kick off in October 2020

Construction of expanded Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant to kick off in October 2020

The extended Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant, which is expected to start in October 2020, is considered the largest power project to be constructed this year.
Solar power grows 28-fold in Vietnam's energy mix

Solar power grows 28-fold in Vietnam's energy mix

In the first three months, EVN mobilised 2.76 billion kWh of renewable energy, including 2.31 billion kWh of solar power, signifying a 28-fold increase on-year.
Chaleun Sekong Group acquires two hydro power plants of HAGL

Chaleun Sekong Group acquires two hydro power plants of HAGL

Chaleun Sekong Group has spent $97.83 million on buying up Hoang Anh Gia Lai Hydro Power JSC, despite news that the company operates without profit.
TEPCO joins Coc San hydropower plant

TEPCO joins Coc San hydropower plant

TEPCO has purchased 36.38 per cent in Viet Hydro from InfraCo Asia, marking its first hydropower project outside of Japan.
Vietnam sends 200,000 USD in aid to Laos after dam collapse

Vietnam sends 200,000 USD in aid to Laos after dam collapse

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to provide 200,000 USD as relief aid for the Lao government to help the country in the aftermath of the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam.
Ninh Thuan aspires to be Vietnam’s heart of green energy

Ninh Thuan aspires to be Vietnam’s heart of green energy

With hydropower and fossil fuel potential nearing exhaustion, the development of wind and solar energy is becoming a necessity.
Son La Hydropower Plant - project of the century

Son La Hydropower Plant - project of the century

The Son La Hydropower Plant, the largest project in Southeast Asia, is not only the pride of the country but it also marks an outstanding growth of the electric sector of Vietnam today.
Hydropower projects’ rivers of change

Hydropower projects’ rivers of change

Substandard hydropower projects will continue facing Days of Judgment until next year.
River of concern against hydropower projects

River of concern against hydropower projects

Substandard hydropower plant projects will continue facing Days of Judgment.
Industry minister warns of worsening power supply problems

Industry minister warns of worsening power supply problems

Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang told the National Assembly last week that the power supply problems would worsen in the coming months, especially in May, the peak of the dry season.
Dry spell a disaster for hydro plants

Dry spell a disaster for hydro plants

Scores of hydropower plants in the south and the central regions are underperforming due to a lack of water.
Lines short circuit electricity plans

Lines short circuit electricity plans

Transmission lines’ poor capacity is exacerbating Vietnam’s power crisis.
Projects to address  big power shortages

Projects to address big power shortages

January saw many big power projects kick-off, promising a plentiful electricity sources for Vietnam.