Quang Binh calls for German investment in clean energy
11:21 | 05/10/2019 Energy
Secretary of the Quang Binh provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council recently had working sessions with leading German firms operating in clean energy, especially in wind power, in Berlin, as part of investment promotion activities in Germany from September 13 – 17.
Time to shine – Solar power gaining momentum in Vietnam
10:04 | 02/10/2019 Energy
Solar power saw the sunshine in Vietnam with the promulgation of Decision 11/2017/QD-TTg dated 11 April 2017 (“Decision 11”) of the Prime Minister (PM) on Mechanism for Encouragement of Development of Solar Power in Vietnam, amended by Decision 02/2019/QD-TTg dated 8 January 2019. Decision 11 took effect from 1 June 2017 and completed its term on 30 June 2019. Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for solar power projects entered into before 1 June 2017 were required to be amended so as to be in compliance with Decision 11.
Vietnam headway to climate change with wind power
16:18 | 30/09/2019 Energy
Wind power policies have been in Vietnam since 2011 and last year Decision No. 39/2018/QD-TTg dated 10 September 2018 (“Decision 39”) issued by the Prime Minister of Vietnam (the “PM”) with effect from 1 November 2018 has amended and supplemented Decision No. 37/2011/QD-TTg dated 29 June 2011 of the PM on mechanism supporting the development of wind power projects in Vietnam.
Vinh Tan 4 thermal power plant inaugurated
09:32 | 27/09/2019 Energy
The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) held an inauguration ceremony for Vinh Tan 4 Thermal Power Plant in Vinh Tan commune, Tuy Phong district, Binh Thuan province on September 21 in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh.
Thai firm to expand power plants to Vietnam
09:37 | 20/09/2019 Industry
Thailand’s Gulf Energy Development PCL has submitted a power generation plan to the Government of Việt Nam to develop a gas-fired power plant with an initial capacity of 6,000 megawatts (MW), according to the Bangkok Post.
Vietnam powers up energy savings plans in industry
08:43 | 16/09/2019 Energy
(VEN) - The national program on energy efficiency and conservation is an important target of the national energy development strategy, which the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) was assigned by the Government to develop. So far, the industry and trade sector has made concerted efforts to adopt many energy-saving solutions, with initial positive results.