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Energy security: Vietnam says ‘no’ to coal-fired thermopower

Under a scenario described in the eighth national power development master plan (Plan 8), which is now being compiled, Vietnam would not build more coal-fired thermopower plants from 2026 to 2030.

Coal-fired power plants’ ash and slag: hazardous waste or resource?

Coal-fired power plants with the total capacity of 18,000 MW produce 16-17 million tons of ash and slag each year in Vietnam, according to GreenID.

Vietnam settles amicably with Russia, Japan after canceling nuclear power project

Japan and Russia, partners with Vietnam in the Ninh Thuan nuclear power project, said they regret Vietnam’s decision to stop the project.

Vietnam urged to stop investing in coal-fired thermal power

If Vietnam stops investments in new coal-fired thermopower projects, the total amount of coal it would consume could drop by 221 million tons by 2050.

How expensive is ‘clean’ power?

Gas-fired power is considered more friendly to the environment than coal-fired power, but the selling price is sky high.

Disagreements may hinder national solar power plan

VietNamNet Bridge - The government has requested the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) to clarify the risks in developing solar power projects.

Coal-fired power plants increasingly unpopular among Vietnamese

Thermal power will continue to be the major electricity generation source for Vietnam in upcoming years, but citizens are becoming increasingly vocal about the undesired environmental impact of such projects.