Adapting to new solar PPA regulations

Adapting to new solar PPA regulations

Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade recently issued Circular No.18/2020/TT-BCT which provides regulations on the development of solar power projects to guide the prime minister’s Decision No.13/2020/QD-TTg issued in April on the incentive mechanism for solar power development in Vietnam. 
Solar rooftops and micro-grids require guiding breakthrough policy directions

Solar rooftops and micro-grids require guiding breakthrough policy directions

Rooftop solar development in Vietnam seems to be immune from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic thanks to its government’s concrete measures.
Solar awaits new rates to FiT the next growth stage

Solar awaits new rates to FiT the next growth stage

Positive feed-in tariff incentives have proven a most effective policy tool to induce a rapid growth in renewables, and Vietnam is a prime example of this. Rooftop solar expert Mai Van Trung takes a look at what is next for 2020, with new moves by the government and what prevailing trends await.
Meeting the country’s power needs

Meeting the country’s power needs

Vietnam offers great potential for investment in solar power, mainly due to favourable natural conditions and high power consumption demand. Partner Dang Chi Lieu and senior associate Nguyen Thanh Hai of Baker McKenzie Vietnam outline the country’s policies to encourage the development of solar power projects.  
Rooftop solar’s growing popularity in HCM City

Rooftop solar’s growing popularity in HCM City

Le Dinh Vu, owner of a home decor store in HCM City’s Thu Duc District, spent nearly VND50 million (US$2,155) to install solar panels on the roof of his newly built house.
HSBC unveils loans for homeowners to install rooftop solar

HSBC unveils loans for homeowners to install rooftop solar

HSBC Vietnam has rolled out a new preferential interest loan programme for homeowners in HCM City and Da Nang to buy and install rooftop solar panels.
SolarBK attends Vietnam's biggest international solar power conference

SolarBK attends Vietnam's biggest international solar power conference

SolarBK took part in Solar Show Vietnam 2019 to give domestic and international companies a clear insight into opportunities in Vietnam's power sector.
Rooftop solar to ensure renewable energy future

Rooftop solar to ensure renewable energy future

With Vietnam’s energy demand projected to increase by more than 10 per cent annually in the next five years and required power capacity to double, the country is moving to diversify its energy mix, including plans to generate more power from renewable sou
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