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Solar power a victim of its own successicon
FEATURE21/07/20190

Solar power a victim of its own success

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.

 
Who is leading in the renewable energy sector?icon

Who is leading in the renewable energy sector?

BUSINESS
23/06/2019

With 88 solar and wind power plants going to join the national grid by June, Vietnam’s renewable energy industry is taking shape.

Renewable energy to dispel outagesicon

Renewable energy to dispel outages

FEATURE
19/06/2019

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. 

Investor permitted to start survey for giant offshore wind power farmicon

Investor permitted to start survey for giant offshore wind power farm

BUSINESS
14/06/2019

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.

Government’s press conference talks issues of concernicon

Government’s press conference talks issues of concern

POLITICS
01/06/2019

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.

Vietnam pushes solar energy projectsicon

Vietnam pushes solar energy projects

BUSINESS
30/05/2019

Many solar power projects are scheduled to be connected to the national power projects by the end of June this year.

Let every breath count: UNICEF Vietnamicon

Let every breath count: UNICEF Vietnam

SOCIETY
30/05/2019

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.

Is Electricity of Vietnam making a profit or taking a loss?icon

Is Electricity of Vietnam making a profit or taking a loss?

BUSINESS
27/05/2019

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. 

EVN’s monopoly in power sector is deeply rootedicon

EVN’s monopoly in power sector is deeply rooted

BUSINESS
16/05/2019

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.

High risks for late entrants to solar powericon

High risks for late entrants to solar power

BUSINESS
14/05/2019

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.

Vietnam's biggest solar power complexes connected to gridicon

Vietnam's biggest solar power complexes connected to grid

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
30/04/2019

Solar power has been categorized one of the main sources to fuel Vietnam`s economy in the future.