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Experts discuss obstacles for rooftop solar powericon
BUSINESS01/09/20210

Experts discuss obstacles for rooftop solar power

Solar experts have raised difficulties and problems in policies and procedures for investment, installation and operation of solar power systems in Vietnam at a seminar.

 
Record hot weather in North, power shortages could occuricon

Record hot weather in North, power shortages could occur

BUSINESS
08/06/2021

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

Solar PV market under duress from dependence on importsicon

Solar PV market under duress from dependence on imports

BUSINESS
07/06/2021

As one of the fastest-developing countries in solar thanks to the current feed-in tariff, Vietnam’s billion-dollar solar panel market is mostly dominated by foreign investors and depending on imports.

Renewable power projects built to sell to foreign investorsicon

Renewable power projects built to sell to foreign investors

FEATURE
31/05/2021

Vietnam, a global phenomenon in renewable energy development, has risen to the top of the region in terms of renewable energy, particularly solar power, in a short period of time. 

The risks of wind power developmenticon

The risks of wind power development

FEATURE
04/05/2021

Wind and solar power are sustainable energy sources that are prioritized for development.

New phase on horizon for solar power developmenticon

New phase on horizon for solar power development

BUSINESS
28/03/2021

Vietnam, a rising star in Asia in solar power development, is to slash feed-in tariffs for rooftop solar installations this month, 

Wind power overdevelopment faces risksicon

Wind power overdevelopment faces risks

BUSINESS
27/03/2021

Sharing the same fate as solar power, sales of wind power in Vietnam are expected to be difficult because of "severe excess electricity" at some point in time.

Solar power developers' capacity still not fully used upicon

Solar power developers' capacity still not fully used up

FEATURE
12/03/2021

The Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) of over VND2,000 per kwh, or 9.35 cent, has encouraged many investors to pour money into solar power. However, they have fallen into a dilemma because of unforeseeable problems.

Vietnam to prepare for solar power boomicon

Vietnam to prepare for solar power boom

BUSINESS
04/03/2021

The proportion of solar and wind power projects in the entire national electricity system is expected to increase, requiring thorough preparation because of the instability of these power sources, experts have said.

Vietnam sets record in number of wind, solar power projectsicon

Vietnam sets record in number of wind, solar power projects

FEATURE
27/02/2021

Vietnam has been witnessing a solar and wind power boom for three years, becoming one of the hottest markets in the world.

Vietnam considers building energy storage systemicon

Vietnam considers building energy storage system

FEATURE
08/02/2021

Since wind and solar power projects cannot provide all the electricity output to the national grid, building an energy storage system is being considered.

Desire for long-term tactics in solar powericon

Desire for long-term tactics in solar power

BUSINESS
06/02/2021

Although Vietnam began to develop solar power plants just about three years ago, the initially achieved capacities have been outstanding. 

Wind, solar power sees new boomicon

Wind, solar power sees new boom

FEATURE
27/01/2021

Many wind and solar power projects are awaiting approval to be added to the list of projects to be developed under the national power development plan.

Solar power capacity to be cut due to oversupplyicon

Solar power capacity to be cut due to oversupply

BUSINESS
21/01/2021

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

Government to have new policy on purchase of solar power soonicon

Government to have new policy on purchase of solar power soon

BUSINESS
10/01/2021

At present, the cost of solar power panels has cooled down, so shortly, the MoIT would suggest the purchasing price of solar power without using feed-in tariffs (FITs).

Rooftop solar power saw tremendous growth in 2020icon

Rooftop solar power saw tremendous growth in 2020

FEATURE
04/01/2021

Over 100,000 rooftop solar power works with total capacity of 9,300 MW were connected to the national grid by December 31, 2020.

EVN to stop buying output from new rooftop solar power projectsicon

EVN to stop buying output from new rooftop solar power projects

BUSINESS
27/12/2020

The Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) on December 26 announced that it would stop purchasing electricity from rooftop solar power projects developed after December 31 until the prime minister issues a new decision.

The many risks energy service companies may encountericon

The many risks energy service companies may encounter

BUSINESS
06/12/2020

Energy service companies (ESCOs) are facing numerous risks since the regulatory framework for their sector is both incomplete and patchy, according to industry insiders.