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Vietnam Electricity (EVN) proposed the Ministry of Industry and Trade reduce the purchase price of wind and solar power by 30 percent compared to the current one.

EVN proposes wind energy projects in Gulf of Tonkin

Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) is seeking approval from the Government to develop 4,000MW wind power projects off the Gulf of Tonkin in northern Vietnam to ensure national energy security.

New electricity price system does not affect majority of customers: expert

The two electricity price systems which the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has designed will not have a big impact on most people.

New electricity price system proposed

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) is collecting opinions about the new draft electricity prices. For daily household use, there would be five instead of six electricity price levels.

Ministry to keep coal-fired thermal power projects

To avoid legal risks, thermal power projects in the 8th national power development plan need to be retained, especially BOT (build, operate, transfer) projects, which involve foreign investors, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) said.

EVN refuses to accept electricity price negotiations for renewable power projects

EVN believes that determining the average annual power output of wind and solar power plants to determine electricity prices would be more complicated than traditional energy projects.

Energy-saving taking top spot in solutions for electricity crisis

With the demand for electricity increasing rapidly and supply and a sense of economical use more limited, saving electricity is deemed an important tool during possible periods of crisis in the future.

EVN asked to take over Phu My 2.2 and Phu My 3 thermopower plants

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) asked the prime minister to assign EVN to handle Phu My 2.2 and Phu My 3 thermal power plants once the 20-year contract terminates.

High costs and legal impasses hinder LNG energy development in Vietnam

Too many variables and over-reliance on imports have been hindering Viet Nam's plan to build power plants running on liquefied natural gas (LNG), industry experts have said.

EVN chosen to take over multi-billion dollar power plants

Both the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) and PetroVietnam want to take over the two thermopower plants when foreign investors transfer the plants to Vietnam after 20 years of operation.

Coal shortages puts thermal power plants at risk

Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has said that the amount of coal supplied to its thermal power plants (TPP) fell short of the contractual amounts, putting them at risk.

Bidding mechanism to be applied to unfinished solar, wind power projects

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has submitted a statement to the Prime Minister on a bidding mechanism which allows purchase of electricity from solar and wind power projects which remain unfinished.

EVN inks non-Government guaranteed loan worth 80 million EUR with AFD

The Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) and the French Development Agency (AFD) on March 28 signed a agreement on a non-Government guaranteed loan worth 80 million EUR (87.8 million USD).

Vietnam reduces thousands of MW of coal-fired power in development plan

The total coal-fired thermal power capacity in the eighth national electricity development plan (Plan 8) is 14,800MW lower than the revised seventh plan. Vietnam is also considering developing offshore wind power.

Ministry vows to have enough coal for electricity generation

Coal-fired thermopower plants are concerned as Vinacomin and Dong Bac Corporation lack enough coal for electricity generation.

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.

Smart grid – key to optimize renewable energy grid

The country’s road map aims to improve the quality and reliability of the national power supply and the efficient use of electricity.

No price hike on power bill until the end of the year: MoIT

There will be no increase in electricity prices from now until the end of the year, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) - the country's power regulator - announced yesterday during the ministry's monthly press conference.


EVN reduces electricity purchases as consumption drops

Because of low electricity consumption, thermopower, hydropower, wind and solar power plants have had to cut their capacity.


Wind power developers sprint as deadline nears

Investors have been working frantically to get their projects finished on time, but even if they can put plants into operation before October 31, they will still face other problems.