New tactics in tow for sticky solar situation

New tactics in tow for sticky solar situation

Learning from the lessons of the previous feed-in tariffs that caused the domestic solar power market to be oversupplied, the Ministry of Industry and Trade is currently drafting a new policy to lay the foundation for a more sustainable development approach in the sector.
Solar PV market under duress from dependence on imports

Solar PV market under duress from dependence on imports

As one of the fastest-developing countries in solar thanks to the current feed-in tariff, Vietnam’s billion-dollar solar panel market is mostly dominated by foreign investors and depending on imports.
Two Japanese companies develop green energy in Cambodia

Two Japanese companies develop green energy in Cambodia

Two Japanese firms - renewable energy producer Aura Green Energy Co. and solar panel system provider WWB Corp - have teamed up to launch a hybrid power generation business combining biomass and solar energy in Cambodia in 2021, aiming to help secure stable power supply.
First large-scale floating solar photovoltaic installed in Vietnam

First large-scale floating solar photovoltaic installed in Vietnam

A 47.5MW peak floating PV solar power facility will be launched on Da Mi hydropower plant's reservoir, becoming the largest such installation in Southeast Asia.
Barrage of solar projects as COD deadline looms

Barrage of solar projects as COD deadline looms

Local investors are pushing for their solar farms to begin operation within weeks, as the number of applications for solar projects has skyrocketed thanks in part to recent government incentives on renewable energy.
Foreign investors splash the solar cash

Foreign investors splash the solar cash

International companies, especially those from China and the United States, are steadily flocking into Vietnam’s increasingly lucrative solar power equipment market.
Home solar system shines in Vietnam

Home solar system shines in Vietnam

With a recently ­released incentive policy for renewables, as well as a solar panel price drop, solar rooftop installations are expected to contribute to meeting Vietnam’s increasing energy demand and alleviating grid pressure.
Race hots up over solar panel manufacturers

Race hots up over solar panel manufacturers

Amid the growing global demand, Vietnam is becoming an attractive destination for manufacturers of solar photovoltaics.
TTI Group to invest $150 million solar panel plant in Ho Chi Minh City

TTI Group to invest $150 million solar panel plant in Ho Chi Minh City

TTI, Inc. has expressed interest in developing a $150 million solar panel manufacturing plant and an R&D centre in Saigon Hi-Tech Park.
Life depending on the sun under the Hanoi’s Red river

Life depending on the sun under the Hanoi’s Red river

The lives of hundreds of households along the Red River in the heart of Hanoi are completely dependent on the sun for generating electricity for lighting and agriculture. This interesting location is also becoming a tourist attraction due to its proximity to Hanoi and its ample natural beauty.