La Gan Offshore Wind Farm to create thousands of jobs
16:40 | 04/02/2021 Industry
In Vietnam, offshore wind energy offers more than a clean and secure energy source – offshore wind presents an exciting opportunity for local economic growth and skills development. In other countries, offshore wind has proven to be a source of sustainable job creation, due to its long and sophisticated supply chain. If implemented at scale, offshore wind has the potential to bring huge economic benefits to Vietnam.
Surge expected in renewable energy as economy recovers
06:00 | 31/01/2021 Industry
(VEN) - Electricity consumption is forecast to resume its growth this year as the economy recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic, with solar and wind power setting new capacity records facilitated by attractive investment policies and price incentives. The forecast is in tune with the surge in installed wind and solar capacity over the past five years - from almost zero to 10 percent - driven by the country’s explosive growth.
Why should Vietnam pursue offshore wind?
10:23 | 29/01/2021 Industry
(VEN) - Vietnam is fortunate to have some of the best natural conditions for wind energy in Asia. This is particularly the case for offshore wind energy, where Vietnam has some of the best conditions in the world. According to a recent World Bank sponsored report ‘Offshore Wind Roadmap for Vietnam’, Vietnam has the potential to realize between 11GW and 25GW of offshore wind capacity by 2035, which could create up to 700,000 man year jobs and avoid up to 217 million tonnes of CO2 emissions.
Updated biomass energy project development guideline to benefit investors
08:00 | 16/01/2021 Industry
(VEN) - The Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority (EREA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT), and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) co-organized a consultation workshop to collect stakeholders’ comments on updating the ‘Biomass energy project development guideline’ handbook on January 14, 2021 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Hanoi promotes growth impetus for support industries
13:00 | 15/01/2021 Industry
(VEN) - The Hanoi People’s Committee has issued a blueprint that foresees some 1,000 support industry companies operating in the capital by 2025 with 40 percent capable of joining the global manufacturing network and supply chain.