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mardi 12 août 2014

World Bank approves $500mn loan to improve Vietnam’s power transmission

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.

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jeudi 20 mars 2014

Power shortage looms large in southern Vietnam

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.

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lundi 10 février 2014

Vietnam’s dirty energy habits hard to kick, getting worse

Indirect subsidies for coal power means clean renewable energy sources cannot compete, experts say

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lundi 11 novembre 2013

Vietnam pushing ahead with nuclear power expansion

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.

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lundi 21 octobre 2013

Inspectors refuse to hand report on Electricity of Vietnam violations to police

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.

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jeudi 29 août 2013

Vietnam’s power grid is under strain. All kinds of fuses may blow

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.

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samedi 27 juillet 2013

Wind and solar opportunities in Vietnam

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.

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dimanche 4 novembre 2012

Ethanol producers cry

Vietnam’s ethanol producers are pushing the government to soon approve the use of ethanol gasoline to create a domestic market.

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jeudi 19 avril 2012

Vietnam's first wind farm begins operation

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.

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mardi 14 février 2012

Sacking of EVN chief a good sign for reforms

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.

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lundi 5 septembre 2011

Vietnam cuts oil-product prices, easing inflation pressure

Vietnam reduced the price of oil products by as much as 2.3 percent after inflation surged to a 33-month high.

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vendredi 29 juillet 2011

Vietnam expects to attain 6pct of renewable energy by 2030

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.

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samedi 16 juillet 2011

1st wind farm in Mekong Delta to be launched soon

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.

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mercredi 13 juillet 2011

Vietnam plans first fuel pipeline

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.

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vendredi 24 juin 2011

German helps study wind energy in Vietnam

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.

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vendredi 25 mars 2011

First Solar ups production capacity with new solar plant in Vietnam

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.

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dimanche 23 janvier 2011

Vietnam firms get serious about energy savings

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.

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lundi 20 décembre 2010

First turbine of Son La hydropower plant starts trial operation

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.

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mercredi 20 octobre 2010

EVN pledges enough power supply

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.

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vendredi 15 octobre 2010

U.S. corporation to build solar power plant In Vietnam

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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samedi 4 septembre 2010

Wind power, titanium projects on direct collision course

Several projects in both wind power and titanium mining sectors in the central province of Binh Thuan have been put on hold as most of the land reserved for wind power overlaps the sites for titanium mining, a provincial official said.

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jeudi 25 février 2010

Vietnam short on capital for renewable energy development

n the near future, most thermo power plants in Vietnam will have to depend on coal import to maintain operations . Looking at this crisis situation Vietnam must develop a sustainable solution to develop power sources in future.

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jeudi 11 février 2010

Vietnam considering large wind farm project

Vietnam is to carry out a feasibility study for the country's largest-ever wind energy project, a government official said Wednesday.

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samedi 5 décembre 2009

Binh Thuan limits wind power projects due to titanium

The government of Binh Thuan Province has decided to suspend the licensing of new wind power development projects because many of the potential areas for wind power development overlap on titanium mines, according to Binh Thuan's Department of Industry and Trade.

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vendredi 20 novembre 2009

Vietnam seeks know-how from France on energy

HANOI - Vietnam is seeking cooperation and experience sharing on energy issues from France as it is striving to become an industrialised country in 2020, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported Friday.

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