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Is there a rooftop solar-power boom in Vietnam?icon

Is there a rooftop solar-power boom in Vietnam?

Existing legal loopholes have been exploited by many investors taking advantage of incentives given to rooftop solar power projects.

 
Experts warn of scorching-hot growth of solar power in Vietnamicon

Experts warn of scorching-hot growth of solar power in Vietnam

BUSINESS
08/07/2020

The total capacity of solar power projects registered by investors has become nearly 10 times higher than the targeted level.

The rush for renewable energyicon

The rush for renewable energy

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
01/07/2020

Investment of billions of dollars into renewable energy has been a frequent topic of discussion at recent shareholders’ meetings of power companies.

Limit on capacity continues to hinder solar panel installationicon

Limit on capacity continues to hinder solar panel installation

BUSINESS
28/06/2020

With the rising prices of electricity pushing many enterprises and households to install rooftop solar panels that partly help reduce electricity bills, the cap on solar power capacity is hindering the process.

Energy revolutionicon

Energy revolution

BUSINESS
28/06/2020

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. 

Resources that need conservingicon

Resources that need conserving

FEATURE
18/06/2020

Statistics show that the electricity demand is growing at a rate three times higher than that of the electricity output supplied to the market. 

When heat becomes a source of energyicon

When heat becomes a source of energy

FEATURE
11/06/2020

The investment in renewable energy is increasing as fossil fuels, including coal, petroleum and natural gas, cannot meet the increasing demand for energy in Vietnam and the world as a whole given the rapid population growth. 

Investing in power projects, foreigners nurture big ambitionsicon

Investing in power projects, foreigners nurture big ambitions

BUSINESS
09/06/2020

Tens of solar power projects have been bought by foreign investors through M&A deals.

VN rooftop solar power to see boom thanks to new decisionicon

VN rooftop solar power to see boom thanks to new decision

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
04/06/2020

The Prime Minister’s Decision 13 on solar power projects in Vietnam, which took effect on May 22, will give a push to the development of this kind of clean energy.

FiT revamp vulnerable to speculationicon

FiT revamp vulnerable to speculation

BUSINESS
28/05/2020

Despite bankability concerns inherent in power purchase agreements, investing in renewable power is a bright spot in Vietnam as developers rush to take advantage of the current feed-in tariff. 

Vietnam needs long-term policies on solar power developmenticon

Vietnam needs long-term policies on solar power development

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
11/05/2020

The Decision 13/2020 on the development of solar power in Vietnam was released by the government on April 6, 2020.

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.

Wind, solar power projects in Vietnam stall during pandemic periodicon

Wind, solar power projects in Vietnam stall during pandemic period

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
24/04/2020

Instead of rushing to build wind and solar power plants as seen a year ago, investors now have no other choice but to wait.

Can Tho unveils low-carbon transformation project in energy sectoricon

Can Tho unveils low-carbon transformation project in energy sector

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/04/2020

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on April 21 launched a project on promoting low-carbon transformation in the energy sector for the 2020-2030 period and with a vision to 2050.

Solar power to boom after Decision 13icon

Solar power to boom after Decision 13

FEATURE
20/04/2020

Decision No.13/2020/QD-TTg on encouraging mechanisms for solar power development in Vietnam sets the deadline of December 31 for solar systems of any scale to attain a certificate of delivery and enjoy the feed-in tariff 2 (FiT2) rate, 

Solar power grows 28-fold in Vietnam's energy mixicon

Solar power grows 28-fold in Vietnam's energy mix

BUSINESS
20/04/2020

In the first three months, EVN mobilised 2.76 billion kWh of renewable energy, including 2.31 billion kWh of solar power, signifying a 28-fold increase on-year.

EVN wants to public list of planned solar power projects in Ninh Thuanicon

EVN wants to public list of planned solar power projects in Ninh Thuan

BUSINESS
20/04/2020

Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) group has required the Ministry of Industyr and Trade (MoIT) to publish the list of grid-connected solar power projects which were added to the power planning of Ninh Thuan.

New tariff scheme approved to encourage solar developmenticon

New tariff scheme approved to encourage solar development

BUSINESS
08/04/2020

The Government has officially decided to approve a new feed-in-tariff mechanism to encourage development of solar power in Vietnam.