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No time to waste in building the offshore wind industry

Action on accelerating offshore wind power projects is urgently needed if the government is to meet its targets for the decade.

Vietnam has dual opportunity from offshore wind power: Danish Ambassador

Developing offshore wind power is a great dual opportunity for Vietnam, Danish Ambassador to Vietnam Nicolai Prytz told a seminar in Hanoi on March 16.

EU manufacturers eye offshore wind turbine plants in Vietnam

According to the World Bank Group, Vietnam is seen as a potential major player in the sector because of its strong winds in shallow waters near coastal, densely populated areas.

Vietnam offshore wind power sparks influx of foreign investment: Nikkei Asia

Nikkei Asia, a news service in Japan, ran an article on January 6 saying that Vietnam's offshore wind power sparks an influx of foreign investment.

Potentials and challenges of offshore wind power

The development of renewable energy is a major policy of the Party and Government of Vietnam, in which offshore wind power has been identified as a breakthrough solution in energy transformation to help ensure national energy security.

Denmark, Hai Phong ink MoU on offshore wind energy cooperation

Representatives of the administrations of Hai Phong city (Vietnam) and Esbjerg city (Denmark) on November 2 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of offshore wind energy.

Temporary halt on appraisal, approval for offshore wind power project surveying

Investors should wait until a resolution about wind measurement, monitoring and geological and topographical surveys is issued.

Vietnam must develop offshore wind power

Climate change and greenhouse gas emissions from manufacturing units are making it difficult for Vietnam to meet the millennium goal of ensuring economic development in a sustainable environment.

Offshore wind future in balance for Vietnam

The long-awaited Power Development Plan VIII is set to target the development of about 7GW of offshore wind power in Vietnam. However, both investors and localities are waiting for a clearer roadmap.

Offshore wind power investors need better mechanism

While Vietnam plans a 7,000MW of offshore wind power by 2030, most of wind farm investors shared their concern about the bidding mechanism for the industry in a recent energy workshop in Hanoi.

Large foreign firms interested in Vietnam’s offshore wind power industry

Some major businesses of Denmark and Norway have expressed their special interest in developing offshore wind power in Vietnam during recent meetings with officials of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Quang Tri to have offshore wind farm worth $3 billion

Infrastructure Investment and Transportation Construction Joint Stock Company (Intracom) met with Quang Tri Province to discuss the research of the first-ever offshore wind farm in the province.

World Bank builds offshore wind roadmap for Vietnam

The World Bank has recommended 20 actions that address three priority themes for Vietnam’s successful offshore wind industry.

Transparent mechanisms advised to make most of offshore wind potential

Offshore wind power is poised to become a key pillar of the nation’s energy transition, and its rapid development is imperative for Vietnam’s net emissions reduction. However, issues remain with policy frameworks and grid capacity.

Vietnam’s wind power industry still not prospering

Vietnam could become an emerging wind power market if it removes existing barriers to its progress, experts have said.

Offshore wind power: great expectations, big challenges for Vietnam

Vietnam’s offshore windpower potential is great, and the opportunities to develop it must not be missed just because of difficulties in the development of this new industry.