Latest News about solar power
Lured in by the feed-in tariff of 9.35 US cents for solar projects, investors are lining up for approval to generate gigawatts of power in the central provinces of Vietnam where solar irradiation is the strongest.
With 88 solar and wind power plants going to join the national grid by June, Vietnam’s renewable energy industry is taking shape.
Vietnam is forecast to face bigger power shortages after 2020 due to many power projects in the revised master power plan falling behind schedule, especially in southern provinces.
UK based Enterprize Energy (EE) announced it had received a licence to conduct survey for a giant wind power farm offshore Ke Ga cape in the south central province of Binh Thuan.
Representatives from ministries and agencies made clear issues of public concern, such as the fight against counterfeit and fake goods and use of renewable energy during the government’s regular press conference in Hanoi on May 31.
Many solar power projects are scheduled to be connected to the national power projects by the end of June this year.
UNICEF Representative in Vietnam Rana Flowers highlights the importance of raising awareness of the harm air pollution can do to children. Việt Nam News reporter Nguyen Khanh Chi finds out more.
With increasingly high demand for electricity and the latest 8.36 percent electricity price spike, Electricity of Vietnam Group (EVN) and other power generation companies have seen profits soar.
While people believe that the monopoly enjoyed by EVN is the main reason behind high electricity prices, EVN affirms that prices will escalate if the company is dissolved.
Solar power developers will be able to sell electricity to EVN at the high price of VND2,086 per kwh for 20 years only if their plants become operational prior to July 1.