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Expect higher electricity prices with ‘clean power’: experts

“The higher the proportion of renewable energy, the higher the electricity price,” said Chair of the Binh Thuan Wind and Solar Power Association Bui Van Thinh.

Finance and capacity lead energy transition dilemma

The Vietnamese government is calculating an additional plan for the development of power sources in the country, considering the contingency and reduction of coal power sources following the COP26 climate summit.

PDP8 delay to unlock more cost-effective renewables

The past 12 months have been a period of intense activity for Vietnam’s power sector.

Major power line suffers multiple setbacks

Bui Van Kien, deputy director general of the National Power Transmission Corporation (EVNNPT) under Vietnam Electricity (EVN), talks about the risks of falling behind schedule on the North-South 500kV power line in the central region.

Vietnam Electricity announces test results of electricity bills

Vietnam Electricity (EVN) announced there were only a few cases of incorrect electricity bills after checking its records from June 25 to July 3.


Ministry considers common retail power price

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is considering allowing households to choose a common retail power price for their electricity consumption, said deputy minister Hoang Quoc Vuong.


Electricity plan fails to meet progress requirements

The national electricity plan for the 2011-2020 period with a vision toward 2030 or the seventh electricity plan has failed to meet progress requirements, 

Energy revolution

The first solar panel, which was invented by French physician Alexandre Edmond Becquerel in 1839, has become a significant watershed for the energy sector in the future. 

Vietnam’s wind sector to see growing opportunities

Experts forecast Vietnam’s wind power sector would further grow in line with the Government’s stronger regulatory support announced recently and rising investor interest, which has strengthened the project pipeline.


Vietnamese firms show interest in developing renewable energy

While the renewable energy industry found favor among many foreign firms and foreign investment funds in the past, now, local players have become increasingly active, 

Policies needed to encourage investment in waste-to-energy

Vietnam needed to develop policies to encourage investments in waste-to-energy, also called bioenergy, which would significantly contribute to protecting the environment, experts have said.


New home rates offer saving potential

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has requested that relevant agencies and other ministries to formulate new plans in order to improve the current structure of residential electricity price tables to reflect economic growth and increased usage. 

US ties expand on back of power plans

Vietnam is diversifying its sources of power in the direction of reducing coal-fired power and raising the share of renewable energy and liquefied natural gas-based power, creating a new race for investors.

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.


Multiple investors petition PM over power purchase prices

Of the total 127 projects, up to 89 solar power facilities with a total capacity of roughly 4,530 MW have been put into commercial operation, generating 30 million kilowatt hours of electricity each day.


SCIC fully divests Quang Ninh Thermal Power

SCIC wishes to fully divest its 11.42 per cent holding in Quang Ninh Thermal Power JSC at double the market price, expecting to collect $53.04 million.

Indonesia accelerates plan to export electricity to Malaysia

The Indonesian state-owned electricity company PLN yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with its Malaysian counterpart, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), to begin a feasibility study on exporting 600MW of power to the neighbouring country.

Authorities to have check-up on Vietnam Electricity’s power production costs

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will be checking electricity production and business costs of Vietnam Electricity (EVN) from last year.


Vinashin ex-leaders prosecuted for abusing position, power

Four former leaders of the State-run Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin), now the Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (SBIC), have been charged with “abusing position and power to appropriate assets”.

Vinashin ex-leaders prosecuted for abusing position, power

 Four former leaders of the State-run Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin), now the Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (SBIC), have been charged with “abusing position and power to appropriate assets”.