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Reform lessons from electricity sector: nothing is impossible

Electricity access is one of 10 indicators that measure the quality of the national business environment according to the World Bank global business environment ranking.

Electricity excess worries power plant owners

Electricity consumption has dropped sharply because of Covid-19. As a result, power plants have had to cut generation capacity.

Vietnam needs more than $128 billion to develop electricity in the next nine years

Vietnam needs about $128.3 billion of investment capital to develop its electricity industry in 2021-2030, according to draft electricity planning released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Vietnam’s renewables: Advantages and considerations

Input costs for both solar and wind power in Vietnam fell respective 75% and 30% in 2012-2017.

Vietnam Electricity announces test results of electricity bills

Vietnam Electricity (EVN) announced there were only a few cases of incorrect electricity bills after checking its records from June 25 to July 3.


Ministry considers common retail power price

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is considering allowing households to choose a common retail power price for their electricity consumption, said deputy minister Hoang Quoc Vuong.


Southern region to face severe electricity shortage

The southern region may face severe electricity shortage starting from 2021, according to the Electricity of Vietnam Group (EVN).


Electricity plan fails to meet progress requirements

The national electricity plan for the 2011-2020 period with a vision toward 2030 or the seventh electricity plan has failed to meet progress requirements, 

Vietnam freshens solar sector with FIT

Vaibhav Saxena, foreign lawyer at Vietnam International Law Firm, discusses how Decision No.13/2020/QD-TTg will impact the Vietnamese solar power market.

Coal to remain key in Vietnam’s power expansion: Fitch Solutions

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.

Vietnam to buy electricity from Laos

Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) have signed five contracts to buy electricity from two Lao firms in the 2021-2022 period following Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s approval.


Vietnam concerned over potential electricity shortages

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh sounded the alarm about the high risk of power shortages at a meeting earlier this week.


Electricity, aviation companies forecast for a great 2019

 Power and aviation companies are among the industries forecast for better things this year, according to industry analysts.

Vietnam’s housing, petrol, electricity one of lowest in world

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ministries and branches, in response to the heavy criticism from the public that their mismanagement has led to a higher consumer price index, said that the goods prices in Vietnam are lower than many other countries.

Loans to EVN put back-bending load on commercial banks

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has become the biggest debtor of commercial banks with the total outstanding loans having reached VND144 trillion.

Japan helps Hanoi generate electricity from waste

 VietNamNet Bridge – The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) of Japan has granted 1,770 million Japanese yen (over VND472.1 million) in non-refundable aid to a Hanoi-based plant to generate electricity from waste.

EVN's debt increases to nearly VND10 trillion

The increase of coal and gas prices made input costs of the Electricity of Vietnam Group or EVN rise by VND7.2 trillion in 2013. In the first half of the year, EVN’s debts to the gas and coal groups nearly VND10 trillion ($476 million).

The power – steel feud blazes up furiously

 VietNamNet Bridge – Every time when the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) plans to raise the retail electricity price, the war between the power generator and steel mills escalates.

Big guys’ alliance causes worry about monopoly in energy sector

The strategic cooperation of the three big guys in the energy sector is believed to harm the national economy because it would make the market monopoly become more serious.

Bond allocation plan approved

 VietNamNet Bridge – Lawmakers backed the Government’s proposal to allocate more than VND5.524 trillion (US$263 million) in Government bonds to important projects