Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has signalled a reduced role for new coal fired power stations in the country’s forthcoming power plans and an expanded role for renewable energy.
Tag - energy
vendredi 29 janvier 2016
mercredi 28 octobre 2015
Is Vietnam diverting its civilian know-how to create an indigenous nuclear weapons program? Not yet, says the CSS’ Oliver Thränert, but increased tensions or overt conflict with China could lead Hanoi to develop its own nuclear deterrent.
mardi 13 octobre 2015
Vietnam has pledged to cut greenhouse gas emissions by eight per cent below normal levels by the year 2030.
mercredi 16 septembre 2015
Danish company Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS) said Tuesday it will supply 24 MW of its turbines to HydroChina International for a project in the southeastern parts of Vietnam.
dimanche 6 septembre 2015
As state-owned Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) continues to be accused of abusing its market position, the government says it will seek public opinion before making any decision on new electricity prices.
lundi 31 août 2015
Work has commenced on a 19.2-megawatt solar plant in the central province of Quang Ngai in Vietnam.
mercredi 22 juillet 2015
Consumers in Vietnam will hopefully be able to buy electricity from sellers other than the country’s current sole power utility, Vietnam Electricity (EVN), as a wholesale power market is set for launch next year.
samedi 28 mars 2015
The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded grant money to private Vietnamese developer Cong Ly Ltd to study feasibility of a 300MW third phase of the Bac Lieu Wind farm in shallow waters of the Mekong Delta.
mardi 9 décembre 2014
The world's leading wind energy company Vestas Wind Systems from Denmark yesterday said that it saw huge potential for windpower development in Viet Nam and promised to help the country make wind a sustainable energy solution.
mercredi 3 septembre 2014
Top Thai energy firm PTT Pcl said it would make a proposal to the Vietnamese government to build a $20 billion refinery and petrochemical complex, revised down from an earlier project discussed two years ago.
mardi 12 août 2014
The World Bank approved Thursday a loan of US$500 million to the Vietnamese government to improve the capacity, efficiency and reliability of the country’s electricity transmission in several key areas.
jeudi 20 mars 2014
While it was predicted earlier this year that electricity supply for the southern region would be under pressure in 2014, a recent gas leak at two gas-fueled power plants in the southernmost province of Ca Mau has only exacerbated the situation.
lundi 10 février 2014
Indirect subsidies for coal power means clean renewable energy sources cannot compete, experts say
lundi 11 novembre 2013
Vietnam is more committed than ever to meet its growing energy needs with nuclear power while its energy-hungry neighbors have become more cautious of the energy source after the Fukushima meltdown.
lundi 21 octobre 2013
The Government Inspectorate, whose inspectors recently indicted the state-owned Electricity of Vietnam for investing in completely unrelated businesses, has refused to share their report with the police saying that requires government permission.
jeudi 29 août 2013
Hanoi - In 1894 Prince Henri d’Orléans published a book of his journey through France’s then-sprawling empire. His florid account was largely upbeat. Yet it soured along the northern coastline of Vietnam, where he lamented the “dilatory attitude of a red-tape administration” when it came to exploiting the area’s coal reserves.
samedi 27 juillet 2013
As one of the fastest growing economies in the region, Vietnam has seen its electricity demand grow by 15% per year during the last decade, and is expected to see an average annual growth between 11% and 16% until 2020.
dimanche 4 novembre 2012
Vietnam’s ethanol producers are pushing the government to soon approve the use of ethanol gasoline to create a domestic market.
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.
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.
lundi 5 septembre 2011
Vietnam reduced the price of oil products by as much as 2.3 percent after inflation surged to a 33-month high.
vendredi 29 juillet 2011
Vietnam is determined to prioritise the development of renewable energy such as wind, solar and gas-fueled power so that this source of energy will account for 6 percent of the nation's total power output by 2030.
samedi 16 juillet 2011
GE Energy Company has signed a contract with Cong Ly Company Ltd to provide 10 of its 1.6-82.5 wind turbines and operations and maintenance services for the first phase of the Bac Lieu Wind Farm in Mekong Delta, totalling 16 megawatts of power generation capacity.
mercredi 13 juillet 2011
The Vietnam National Petroleum Corporation (Petrolimex) has announced its plan to build a 200 km-long pipeline to import oil products from China's Guangxi to Quang Ninh province in Vietnam.
vendredi 24 juin 2011
A workshop to introduce two handbooks namely, "Information on the Wind Energy Sector of Vietnam" and "Guidelines on Wind Power Planning in Vietnam" will be held on June 3 in Hanoi.
vendredi 25 mars 2011
First Solar, Inc. officially broke ground on its new Vietnam photovoltaic production facility earlier this week. When complete, the new facility will produce more than 250 megawatts of thin-film photovoltaics annually.
dimanche 23 janvier 2011
As power outages become more frequent, many enterprises are looking to use energy-saving technologies and products and experts say the trend is set to strengthen in the coming time.
lundi 20 décembre 2010
The first turbine of Son La hydropower plant was officially put into trial operation at 12:45 on December 17, 2010, joining the national power grid in order to start commercial operation on December 25, 2010.
mercredi 20 octobre 2010
The Electricity of Vietnam Group (EVN) has pledged to try its best to meet the total power demand at some 25 billion kilowatt hours in the fourth quarter of this year.
vendredi 15 octobre 2010
WASHINGTON - Thin-film solar manufacturer First Solar, Inc. of the United States announced on Thursday that it would build two new manufacturing plants, one in Vietnam and the other in the U.S., to accommodate an expected influx of work, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.
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