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Coal remains the most practical option in the near-term to stimulate affordable electricity generation growth at the pace and scale needed by the country, said Fitch Solutions.

Will the Mekong Delta have fewer coal-fired power plants?

Ecology expert Nguyen Huu Thien has warned about a series of problems that coal-fired power plants may cause to the Mekong Delta, especially the impact on the ecosystem.

Thermopower plants, coal consumers and air polluters

While developed countries are cutting the number of coal-fired thermopower plants for fear about environment pollution, Vietnam is still building more plants.

Coal export quota for the year not reached

Coal miners are allowed to export 2 million tons of coal, but they have not used up the yearly quota.

More transparency needed in VN ash and slag market

Thanh Dai Phu My JSC in Hai Phong City began treating slag from steel mills in August 2015 when the treatment plant in Ba Ria – Vung Tau became operational. 

Indonesia accelerates plan to export electricity to Malaysia

The Indonesian state-owned electricity company PLN yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with its Malaysian counterpart, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), to begin a feasibility study on exporting 600MW of power to the neighbouring country.

The problems of coal-fired thermal power in Vietnam

Environmental pollution, high consumption of coal, lack of solutions to coal-fired plant ash and slag, and a high number of Chinese EPC contractors at thermopower projects are all problems mentioned by Nguyen Ngoc Tran, a respected scientist.

Environmentalists point out risks of coal-fired power projects

GreenID has  pointed out risks that Vietnam will face if it continues developing coal-fired power projects.

Death toll in China power plant accident climbs to 74

 The death toll in the collapse of a platform under construction at a power plant in eastern China has risen to 74, with two others injured, as China's chief safety inspector arrived to oversee an investigation,