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Reprimands proposed for former EVN chairman and five officials

The Commission for Management of State Capital at Enterprises has proposed reprimands for six officials of Việt Nam Electricity (EVN).

EVN leaders face discipline over recent power outages

The Commission for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSE) has recommended reprimanding the leadership of Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) for the power outages that hit northern Vietnam early in the summer this year.

May-June power shortages cost Vietnam US$1.4 billion: World Bank

The power outages in northern Vietnam in May and June inflicted a significant economic blow, totaling US$1.4 billion or 0.3% of Vietnam’s GDP, according to the latest report by the World Bank.

No more power shortage in northern region: Official

Since the end of June, the water levels in hydropower reservoirs have been rising and technical problems of a number of thermopower turbines solved, ensuring a basically sufficient power supply in the north.

Ha Long hotels face room cancellation due to power cuts

Many hotels and homestays in Ha Long City in the northern province of Quang Ninh are struggling with booking cancellations amid repeated power outages.

EVN temporarily suspends Director of National Load Dispatch Center

EVN has temporarily suspended Mr. Nguyen Duc Ninh from his position as the Director of the National Load Dispatch Center to support specialized inspections in the management and operation of electricity supply.

"Energy-saving" equipment rampant online during summer's power shortage

In the hope of reducing the amount of increasing electricity use and cost during the summer, many people have bought the product.

7 million kWh to be added to national grid each day from June 13

As many as 7 million kWh of electricity will be added to the national grid each day once the repair of the first turbine of the Nghi Son 1 Thermal Power Plant is completed on June 13, easing the power use pressure on the north.

North's electricity supply may be strained until July

The electricity system will be affected by prolonged power outages in northern Vietnam.

Power outages cause high-rise buildings’ residents feel insecure to use elevator

People living or working in apartment and office buildings in Hanoi say they feel very anxious when using elevators due to recent power outages.

Power crisis deepens as hydroelectric reservoirs near dangerous levels

The inability to mobilise electricity from hydroelectric power plants has affected the management and operation of the power system, as well as people’s daily lives and the production of businesses.

Heavy rain helps relax Vietnam power cuts

Heavy rain is expected to lash large parts of the northern region of Vietnam from June 12-15, helping to reduce droughts and water shortages in hydropower plants in the region.

Record hot weather in North, power shortages could occur

In the most recent heat wave in northern Vietnam, electricity consumption has set "historic peaks".

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.


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South Vietnam may be in power shortages from 2017

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has said that if not building new power plants or speeding up the construction of the Long Phu I and Duyen Hai III plants before 2018, the South Vietnam will face power shortages.