PDP8 delay to unlock more cost-effective renewables

PDP8 delay to unlock more cost-effective renewables

The past 12 months have been a period of intense activity for Vietnam’s power sector.
PDP8 expected to be tabled for government approval in June

PDP8 expected to be tabled for government approval in June

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has been asked to revise and adjust the Power Development Plan 8 to submit to the government in June.
Mekong Delta long-term future relying on renewables

Mekong Delta long-term future relying on renewables

The latest draft of the country’s power development plan puts focus on renewable energy development – however, the Mekong Delta should see more attention in the development of renewables to protect its assets in the long run.
Capital mobilisation query leads power plan analysis

Capital mobilisation query leads power plan analysis

The third draft of the National Power Development Plan 8 (PDP8) is 843 pages thick but only nine of these cover financial issues, with an average mobilisation of $13 billion per year until 2045.
PDP8 priorities and risks addressed

PDP8 priorities and risks addressed

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.