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Nuclear option weighed up for energy ambitions

Vietnam’s growing demand for energy in service of rapid socioeconomic development and materialising its ambitious dream of achieving net-zero emissions have once again triggered a need to develop nuclear power, which would require thorough analysis.

There is no ground to cancel nuclear power planning: Minister

There is no ground to eliminate nuclear power planning, Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien said on May 30.

Vietnam likely to consider nuclear power development

The Economic Committee of the National Assembly (NA) has recently proposed developing nuclear power over the next decades to ensure national energy security and meet the ‘net zero’ goal Vietnam set at the 26th UN Conference on Climate Change (COP26).

Ninh Thuan nuclear power project: problems need to be solved

The National Assembly’s Economic Committee has asked the Government to retain the positions reserved for Ninh Thuan 1 and 2 Nuclear Power plants, though the project was stopped six years ago.

Cancelling Ninh Thuan nuclear power project a right policy: NA Chairman

Stopping the implementation of the Ninh Thuan nuclear power project is a right policy of historical significance by the Party Central Committee and Politburo led by General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.

VN Industry Ministry proposes developing nuclear power on small scale

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has proposed developing nuclear energy on a small scale post 2030 in its latest version of the draft Vietnam Power Development Plan from 2021 – 2030 (PDP8) with a vision towards 2045.

Vietnam supports returning to 2015 Iran nuclear deal

Vietnam has reiterated its support for the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) at a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting on Tuesday (local time). 

Vietnam, IAEA boost nuclear cooperation for peaceful purposes

Ambassador Pham Trung Kien, permanent representative of Vietnam to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on November 24 attended a regular meeting of the IAEA Board of Governors (IAEA BoG) in Vienna, Austria.

Nuclear power not under consideration for Vietnam at least for 10 more years

The possibility of Vietnam developing nuclear power is low, according to the Energy Institute of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT).

Will cheap nuclear power be safe enough?

Vietnam is drafting the eighth national power development master plan after failure to implement electricity generation and electricity network projects under the seventh plan.

Ca Mau aims for sustainable development with nuclear technology

Following successful cooperation with Quang Ngai province, the Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute (Vinatom) has begun cooperating with Ca Mau to solve local problems with nuclear engineering and radiation technology.

Thermal, nuclear power key to Vietnam’s energy security: expert

Dr Nguyen Manh Hien, former head of the Energy Institute under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, talks about Vietnam’s energy security.

Nuclear technology applied in production, daily life in Vietnam

Vietnam’s nuclear engineering is used in traditional fields but also in organic agricultural development, farm produce origin tracing, and others.

Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute's use of research results in practice commended

Phan Son Hai, director of the Da Lat Nuclear Research Institute, when asked about about the institute’s achievements, put emphasis on radioactive isotope production.

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.

Scitech review: Vietnam to use nuclear technology to trace pollutant sources

Nuclear and isotope techniques are being used in water sources treatment, pollutant tracing, and environmental treatment.

Black gold and a bleak future

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam has 20 thermal power plants now and plans to have more than double that by 2050.

China builds nuclear reactors near border, but refuses to cooperate with VN

China has removed an important clause in the draft MOU on the cooperation of the two countries’ regulatory bodies and the nuclear power industry, according to the Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety (VARANS).

Scientists: no need to worry about Chinese nuke reactors near border

The Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety (Varans) said Vietnam and China have agreed to set up a channel to exchange information and cooperate in nuclear power technology.

Will Vietnam say ‘no’ to nuclear power?

VietNamNet Bridge - Further debate continues about the use of nuclear power and the proposed Ninh Thuan nuclear power plant project.