In 2012, in spite of many thermal power plants working at 70-80 percent of capacity, Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) had to buy power from China. EVN forced to buy Chinese power
dimanche 20 janvier 2013
dimanche 13 janvier 2013
Sixteen wind power projects are expected to be developed in the central province of Binh Thuan, where there is a profuse wind source and favorable conditions for wind power plant development. However, the projects remain on paper, because they are still awaiting capital.
lundi 24 décembre 2012
Vietnam will raise average electricity prices by five percent from tomorrow, the second increase in almost six months.
jeudi 20 décembre 2012
All the rivers in Vietnam, both small and big, have and would have hydropower plants on them. Scientists have expressed their worry that the river system would be torn, which would seriously damage the ecological environment and people’s livelihood.
vendredi 7 décembre 2012
By mid-December the Ministry of Industry and Trade will submit to the Government a specific adjustment plan to increase electricity prices in 2013.
mercredi 14 novembre 2012
HA NOI — As an experienced country in wind power development, Denmark was willing to share knowledge and technology with Viet Nam and help tap the country's huge potential for this form of renewable energy, said Danish Minister of Climate, Energy and Building Martin Lidegaard.
samedi 6 octobre 2012
BAC LIEU – The 10th turbine in southern Bac Lieu Province's sea wind-power project was installed successfully two days ago, completing the first phase of the project.
dimanche 30 septembre 2012
HCMC – The No.6 turbine, which is also the last component of the Son La hydropower plant, on Wednesday began generating electricity to the national power grid, taking total output of the six-station plant to 10 billion kWh annually.
vendredi 21 septembre 2012
Some Korean renewable energy enterprises are exploring the potential for wind power to apply Korean wind power technology in Vietnam.
vendredi 14 septembre 2012
The World Bank (WB) on September 12 agreed to provide Vietnam a loan for efficient electricity distribution project.
vendredi 24 août 2012
From the rural heartlands to traffic-choked cities, Vietnam Electricity Group is hard to miss. It builds apartments, runs a bank, oversees a stock brokerage, provides electrical power to millions of homes and employs 100,000 people.
jeudi 23 août 2012
HCM CITY — Viet Nam will soon face a serious power shortage if it fails to come up with increased power generation, an analyst has warned.
jeudi 19 avril 2012
BINH THUAN - A wind farm went into operation Wednesday in the central province of Binh Thuan's Tuy Phong district, the first of its kind in Vietnam.
lundi 19 mars 2012
The price increase plan for electricity must be clear and transparent to maintain society's confidence in the process, said Vietnam Pham Minh Thuy from the Institute of Economics and Finance this week.
mardi 13 mars 2012
The Electricity Group of Vietnam (EVN) has said with great power supply, there would be no power cut this season.
mardi 14 février 2012
Vietnamese prime minister Nguyen Tan Dung recently sacked Dao Van Hung, the chair of the State-owned Electricity of Vietnam for the corporation's poor performance on his watch due to heavy investment into non-core areas like telecom, securities, and real estate even while facing a shortage of funds for investing in power generation.
mardi 7 février 2012
The prime minister has dismissed Dao Van Hung, chair of the Electricity Group of Vietnam (EVN), which has been making losses while under his control, with the loss-stricken EVN Telecom the most infamous example.
lundi 6 février 2012
Alstom and its consortium partner, Hydrochina Huadong Engineering Corp., signed a contract worth about $23.6 million, with Vietnam Electricity, to provide electro-mechanical equipment and technical services for Song Bung 4 hydropower project in Vietnam.
dimanche 5 février 2012
There will be no power shortage this year even though a serious dry spell has been forecast for the summer, state-owned monopoly Electricity of Vietnam has promised.
dimanche 15 janvier 2012
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung confirmed that Vietnam is determined to build nuclear power plants, otherwise the country will be in serious shortage of power.
mardi 27 décembre 2011
The Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) should try to reduce its power production costs, rather than repeatedly raising prices, experts said following EVN's price hike of 5 percent on Tuesday.
samedi 24 décembre 2011
Southeast Asia's largest hydroelectric power station has begun operating to help ease an electricity shortage in fast-growing Vietnam, an official said on December 19.
dimanche 27 novembre 2011
Last week Vietnam Electricity (EVN) released a report that it had suffered a loss of nearly VND10.16 trillion (US$484 million), for the first time.
Raising the electric bill is the only way to help the Electricity of Vietnam Group (EVN) to cover its losses amounting to some VND10.126 trillion ($483.9 million) in 2010, said a state official.
samedi 12 novembre 2011
The Vietnamese environment minister told the press Thursday that the ministry will consider making hydropower companies pay for damages caused by their discharge of water from dams.
samedi 24 septembre 2011
Many power plant projects are years behind schedule, hurting Vietnam’s chances of fulfilling its goal of achieving a stable power supply, industry insiders said.
Businesses and households are now in a state of anxious suspense after the Electricity of Vietnam proposed to raise the retail electricity price. Meanwhile, analysts comment that raising electricity price at this moment would make the situation more serious.
samedi 17 septembre 2011
Vietnam on Friday began construction of its largest private sector power project, amid calls for more investment in the sector in the energy-short nation.
lundi 5 septembre 2011
Two fault lines hitherto uncovered have provoked myriad calls for Vietnam's nuclear power plans to be deferred on safety considerations.
vendredi 12 août 2011
HANOI - Two Japanese banks signed a $95 million credit contract on Friday with state oil and gas group Petrovietnam, the final funding package to help build a $1.6-billion coal-fired power plant in central Vietnam.
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