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The latest draft of the eighth national power development plan in 2021-2030 shows considerable reductions in coal-fired power and increases in wind power, following Vietnam’s strong commitments at COP26.

What is an acceptable clean-power price?

Vietnam wants to develop clean energy but the development needs to be reasonable to ensure that retail prices are affordable for most people.

Quantum leap in scientific research achieved by Vietnamese PhD student

The replacement of fossil fuel-derived energy with environmentally-friendly energy is the focus of research by a PhD student from Hue who is studying in Taiwan.

Vietnam should shift to clean energy, market mechanism: forum

Vietnam needs to speed up its transition to clean, secure and market-based energy by switching to advanced technologies, improving the energy sector’s performance and encouraging private investment, a conference heard in HCM City.

Rapid growth forecast for solar rooftop energy industry

Technological advances, preferential credit policies and pricing incentives have set the stage for solar rooftop energy to become the next big thing in clean energy in Vietnam, according to industry insiders.

Over 1,000 firms in HCM City to develop rooftop solar power

More than 1,000 businesses located at processing, industrial and hi-tech parks in Ho Chi Minh City are set to have solar panels installed on their rooftops in the next few years in an effort to promote green development.

Truong Sa Islands light up with clean energy

Islanders living in the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago have been benefiting from the installation of a solar and wind energy system to replace the limited power supplied by diesel generators over past decade.

Climate report: Scientists urge deep rapid change to limit warming

 It's the final call, say scientists, the most extensive warning yet on the risks of rising global temperatures.

UK enjoyed 'greenest year for electricity ever' in 2017

 The UK has achieved its greenest year ever in terms of how the nation's electricity is generated, National Grid figures reveal.

10 most outstanding M&A deals in 2016

VietNamNet Bridge - The biggest M&A deals in 2016 were the following:

Clean energy: investment potential exists but bottlenecks impede progress

Favorable natural conditions and the government’s determination to allow Mekong Delta to develop environmentally friendly energy have both contributed to investment opportunities. 

Cashew nut shells used to make cashew oil, a promising export

Cashew nut shells, considered ‘rubbish’ by many people, turn out to be a material which may create a market worth hundreds of millions of dollars a year. 

The clean-energy game in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Many merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in the energy sector have been made in recent years, but the number of foreign players in the field remains modest.

Vietnamese companies create energy from rice husks

VietNamNet Bridge - Bioenergy from agricultural byproducts could reach 53.5 million tons, which is equivalent to 12.8 million tons of crude oil.

Clean energy prices to fall as more enterprises enter field

VietNamNet Bridge - More foreign conglomerates have expressed their desire to develop clean energy projects in Vietnam, but the number of investors remains modest.

'Moon shot' call on clean energy

 A group of scientists and economists is calling for the equivalent of the Apollo Space programme to produce cheap, clean energy.

Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge

Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.

Vietnamese, US leaders meet on East Asia Summit's fringes

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and US President Barack Obama lauded encouraging progress made in the relations between the two countries,

Vietnamese diplomacy actively integrates in the world

VietNamNet Bridge – On the 69th anniversary of the establishment of the Vietnamese diplomacy sector, Deputy PM and Minister of FM Pham Binh Minh granted an interview to the press, sharing his opinions on the current international context

How should the mechanism on wind power pricing policy be?

Experts all have agreed that it’s necessary to offer big investment incentives to encourage investors to pour money into wind power projects, but they still have not agreed on how big the preferences should be.