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The risk of a coal shortage and high input material prices have affected thermal power businesses, while hydropower enterprises are expected to benefit from the higher power selling prices compared to last year.

IEEFA: Viet Nam’s manufacturing future rests on a credible renewable energy game plan

Global market exposure is an impetus for the government to support the power sector’s decarbonisation.

Solar power capacity to be cut due to oversupply

Nguyen Duc Ninh, Director of the National Power Regulation Centre, has said Vietnam will cut its renewable electricity capacity due to oversupply.

VN issues action plan to implement National Energy Development Strategy

Vietnam aims to raise its renewable energy sources to 15-20 per cent of the total energy supply by 2030 and 25-30 cent by 2045.

BOT thermal power projects rush to meet target

In spite of numerous difficulties, the investors of four thermal power plant projects under the build-operate-transfer (BOT) model are rushing to start operation and begin generating power for the national grid.

Industry and Trade Minister warns of power shortage

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has admitted challenges facing the energy sector which would continue resulting in the country’s power shortage.


Vietnam to promote use of LNG in power industry

The Vietnamese Government and Ministry of Industry and Trade planned to create favourable conditions for Japanese enterprises to research, survey and deploy liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in Vietnam as it attempted to develop its use

Industry Ministry urges bidding mechanism for solar power projects

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has called for a pilot scheme on realizing a bidding mechanism for solar power projects in 2020 prior to the official launch and widespread implementation of such bidding as from 2021.

Power industry faces competition test in 2016

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) must finalise all conditions that will help develop the competitive power generation market (VCGM) and get it trial-ready by 2016.