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Locally made Agri-PV product introducedicon

Locally made Agri-PV product introduced

The International Renewable Energy Expert, a local solar power cell producer, has introduced the first made-in-Vietnam Agri-PV (Agriculture photovoltaic module) for dual-use solar energy agriculture projects in domestic and export markets.

 
Time to think about recycling of end-of-life solar panels: expertsicon

Time to think about recycling of end-of-life solar panels: experts

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
04/10/2020

The growth of solar power generation in Vietnam has come alongside increasing concern over the disposal of end-of-life solar panels in the coming decades.

Vietnamese PM asks to manage solar power projects for national securityicon

Vietnamese PM asks to manage solar power projects for national security

BUSINESS
20/06/2020

The Prime Minister has requested the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) propose suitable management solutions for solar power projects.

Vietnamese firms show interest in developing renewable energyicon

Vietnamese firms show interest in developing renewable energy

BUSINESS
06/06/2020

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, 

Calls made for FiT extension in light of pandemic dilemmaicon

Calls made for FiT extension in light of pandemic dilemma

BUSINESS
29/04/2020

With Vietnam struggling alongside the rest of the world in attempting to overcome the coronavirus pandemic, the government has taken solutions to fuel the energy sector. 

Vietnam freshens solar sector with FITicon

Vietnam freshens solar sector with FIT

BUSINESS
28/04/2020

Vaibhav Saxena, foreign lawyer at Vietnam International Law Firm, discusses how Decision No.13/2020/QD-TTg will impact the Vietnamese solar power market.

Renewable energy poised to attract private investors: VBFicon

Renewable energy poised to attract private investors: VBF

BUSINESS
28/02/2020

An energy strategy that focuses on renewables, natural gas, energy efficiency and battery storage will attract private sector investment, the Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) said in a report.

Lessons from solar: Rush to invest in wind power plants to get high tariffs could overload gridicon

Lessons from solar: Rush to invest in wind power plants to get high tariffs could overload grid

BUSINESS
09/02/2020

The rush to invest in wind energy to take advantage of the Government's pricing incentives could lead to overloading of the national grid in a repeat of the solar scenario, experts warn.

Energy Association asks PM to instruct provinces not to reject coal-fired power projectsicon

Energy Association asks PM to instruct provinces not to reject coal-fired power projects

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
21/01/2020

Warning of electricity shortage, the Vietnam Energy Association (VEA) has asked the Prime Minister to instruct local authorities not to turn their back on coal-fired thermopower projects.

Thermopower plants, coal consumers and air pollutersicon

Thermopower plants, coal consumers and air polluters

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
06/01/2020

While developed countries are cutting the number of coal-fired thermopower plants for fear about environment pollution, Vietnam is still building more plants.

Warning of electricity shortage, Vietnam seeks energy savingsicon

Warning of electricity shortage, Vietnam seeks energy savings

BUSINESS
30/08/2019

The demand for electricity merchandise will be high in the upcoming years: 235 billion kwh, 352 billion kwh and 506 billion kwh by 2020, 2025 and 2030, respectively.

Industry Ministry urges bidding mechanism for solar power projectsicon

Industry Ministry urges bidding mechanism for solar power projects

BUSINESS
10/08/2019

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.

EVN supports one price at 9.35 US cents for rooftop solar powericon

EVN supports one price at 9.35 US cents for rooftop solar power

BUSINESS
27/06/2019

The Vietnam Electricity (EVN) group has agreed with continuing the current feed-in tariff (FiT) rate at 9.35 US cents per kWh for rooftop solar power projects nationwide until 2021.

Taking advantage of Vietnam's energy potentialicon

Taking advantage of Vietnam's energy potential

BUSINESS
11/06/2019

Vietnam’s increasing demand for energy, and the country’s large opportunities in wind energy, has caused many investors to turn their attention to Vietnam over the past few years.

Korean firms eye investment in renewable energy in Vietnamicon

Korean firms eye investment in renewable energy in Vietnam

BUSINESS
10/06/2019

Korean investors are keen to invest in renewable energy due to its potential and the incentives that Vietnam has offered to foreign investors, an HSBC official has said.

Home-based solar power system becomes favourite in Central regionicon

Home-based solar power system becomes favourite in Central region

VIDEO
10/06/2019

At the beginning of 2019, only some 300 households in the Central and Central Highlands Regions installed home solar energy system. 

Forum to bolster Vietnam- RoK technology transfer, cooperationicon

Forum to bolster Vietnam- RoK technology transfer, cooperation

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/06/2019

A forum on technology and energy cooperation between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from June 25 to 27.