Foreign players rush to Vietnam’s lucrative solar market
09:58 | 27/12/2017 Energy
After the government’s Decision No. 11/2017/QD-TT on supporting the development of solar power was issued in April, Vietnam witnessed a trend of successfully registered and licensed projects, though challenges still await potential investors. Nguyen Duong Tuan, CEO of SolarBK, the only Vietnamese firm invited to the Future of Energy Summit, talks with VIR’s reporter about SolarBK’s ambitions in Vietnam.
Workshop assesses Vietnam’s potential to develop wind power
10:23 | 21/12/2017 Energy
The Danish Embassy in Vietnam, in coordination with Denmark's leading wind energy group Vestas, organised a workshop on Vietnam’s wind power in Hanoi on December 7, aiming to assess the potential of developing wind energy and the business of operating wind energy mills in Vietnam.
Electricity lights up rural areas in Lang Son
16:18 | 20/12/2017 Energy
One more rural village in Bac Son district, the northern mountainous province of Lang Son has access to the national power grid, helping local residents enjoy the upcoming traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
E5 RON92 bio-fuel officially sold nationwide
09:53 | 18/12/2017 Energy
The Vietnam National Petroleum Corporation (Petrolimex) and PetroVietnam Oil Corporation (PVOil) on December 15 officially supplied E5 RON92 bio-fuel for sale nationwide to replace RON 92 petrol, 15 days before a Government deadline.
BSR offers 49 percent to strategic investors
13:04 | 16/12/2017 Energy
Investors interested in becoming strategic investors of Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited (BSR), currently operated by PetroVietnam, are offered to buy a maximum of 1.52 billion shares, equalling 49 percent of the chartered capital.