March 09, 2023 | 13:00
The Ministry of Industry and Trade was allotted 10 years to reinterpret solar data in the Power Development Plan VIII, yet delays continue to plague it. Van Nguyen of VIR sat down with Dr. Ngo Duc Lam, former deputy director of the Institute of Energy, about the current situation.
March 09, 2023 | 10:00
Offshore wind prospects in Vietnam are seeking stability as applications for project field surveys and wind assessments are being postponed, with developers waiting for a decree amendment on the use of marine resources.
February 15, 2023 | 11:05
Vietnam’s immediate prime concern is to conclude its energy plans and establish a blueprint for sustainable growth. The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology’s Dr. Bui Huy Phung, a former member of the Power Development Plan VII (PDP7) Appraisal Council, responded to VIR’s Hai Van on this topic.
January 20, 2023 | 09:58
With an emphasis on sustainable power, the Vietnamese government has enacted several procedures and regulations to foster an equitable energy transition.
November 16, 2022 | 19:25
Stakeholders expect the latest draft of the Power Development Plan VIII (PDP 8) to be soon approved, paving the way to kick-start fresh investment projects in the power sector.
November 09, 2022 | 09:30
Wind power is increasingly important as countries embrace their sustainable development journeys. Henri Wasnick, renewable energy advisor for GIZ Energy’s Support Programme (German Cooperation), digs into what Vietnam should do to achieve the country’s energy mix target in the shortest possible time.
June 23, 2022 | 14:57
The government has asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade to clarify the planning data and feasibility of liquefied natural gas power development towards 2030, which has set a target of almost 24,000MW, accounting for 16.4 per cent of the total power source in the nation’s draft master power plan.
December 07, 2021 | 15:31
Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan, Quang Ninh, and Thai Binh have recently sent proposals to the MoIT to add a series of wind and solar power projects to the PDP8.
May 26, 2021 | 18:41
The past 12 months have been a period of intense activity for Vietnam’s power sector.
May 03, 2021 | 18:18
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.
April 10, 2021 | 08:00
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.
March 20, 2021 | 11:00
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.
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.