June 23, 2021 | 09:00
The government this month requested the Ministry of Industry and Trade to review and re-submit the Power Development Plan VIII as the scheme is geared towards speeding up establishment of a competitive electricity market.
June 11, 2021 | 08:00
Supported by the favourable geographical and natural conditions and constrained by the restrictions on thermal power projects in the last few years, Vietnam has been promoting the concept of using liquefied natural gas for power production. Vaibhav Saxena and Tu Hue Anh from Vilaf law firm delve into the opportunities and key obstacles under the new rules.
June 10, 2021 | 17:53
The investment legal framework for Vietnam’s renewable energy market could change if Samsung gets government approval to buy renewable energy directly from power generators.
May 28, 2021 | 09:00
Farms neglecting agricultural production after installing rooftop solar power projects are being warned by local authorities to resume production soon in line with their project’s licences or face sanctions.
May 26, 2021 | 18:41
The past 12 months have been a period of intense activity for Vietnam’s power sector.
May 12, 2021 | 14:00
Vietnam’s much-awaited direct power purchase agreement pilot will be an effective tool for global companies to meet their sustainability commitments, but it remains to be seen how Vietnam can meet the green energy demand from global businesses.
May 11, 2021 | 15:00
After one major South Korean coal-fired power financier decided last month to withdraw its participation in foreign markets in the sector, questions have arisen on the feasibility of planned coal-based ventures. However, several experts evaluate the move as a signal for Vietnam to step up the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energies.
May 11, 2021 | 12:33
Many privately-owned renewable power plants have been required to cut electricity output due to the overloaded transmission system, as regulations struggle to keep up with the fast-developing sector.
May 08, 2021 | 08:00
As Vietnam’s economy is experiencing significant growth, so is its demand for energy consumption. The industrial sector, followed by the transport one, requires the highest growth rate and in fact also consumes the largest amount of energy. Energy efficiency, among others, is an integral part of reaching economic growth with the lowest possible amount of CO2 emissions.
April 29, 2021 | 10:00
Since the adverse impacts of climate change are better understood, many financial institutions operating in Vietnam are taking bold steps to finance and facilitate green and eco-friendly loan packages as an essential part of their sustainable investment and net-zero pledges.
April 28, 2021 | 00:00
The Minister of Industry and Trade is likely to sign a draft circular regulating a pilot project for electricity purchases and sales between renewable energy generators and consumers under direct power purchase agreements.
April 27, 2021 | 17:53
Locally-invested TH Group is applying high technology to produce electricity to fuel its production, save costs, and contribute to ensuring national energy security and environmental protection.
April 26, 2021 | 09:19
Leading global energy provider Banpu Pcl. has kicked off its 5-year business plan to drive a greener and smarter strategy forward by leveraging technology and digital tools across the organisation, accelerating the growth and transition towards green energy to embrace future trends.
April 24, 2021 | 11:00
Many foreign and Vietnamese financial institutions are now enthusiastically enforcing green loans or bonds as they continue to work towards transition to a low carbon economy. However, issues such as debtors’ leverage ratio or energy project quality are a
April 16, 2021 | 11:00
Reducing the cost of capital for offshore wind power projects in Vietnam will be the main driver for lowering electricity costs and encouraging investment in such projects, argue several international energy experts, with the right government policies needed to be implemented quickly to follow through with the country’s energy development schedule.