Update news thermopower plant
Aquaculture is one of the economic pillars and important livelihoods of the Mekong Delta. However, it is threatened by coal-fired thermopower plants.
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has 20 coal-fired thermopower plants which produce 15.7 million tons of ash, slag and gypsum a year.
VietNamNet Bridge - China’s policy on exporting its coal thermal power technology has raised concerns among environmentalists, who say Vietnam could become the destination for the outdated technology.
VietNamNet Bridge - MOIT is consulting with Long An and HCMC local authorities about the location for the Long An Power Center, which HCM City opposes.
VietNamNet Bridge – The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has told thermal power plants belonging to EVN to open their doors once a month to local authorities and the public to visit and monitor the operation of the plants.
The debt worth VND5 trillion with interest rate of 4 percent to Chinese Eximbank has been burdening Ninh Binh Fertilizer. Problems occur regularly at its plant, and the more products it makes, the more losses it incurs.
VietNamNet Bridge - Making unburned bricks from ash appears to be the best solution for the ash discharged by thermal power plants.
The Vietnam Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) is going ahead with its plan to build its third third thermopower plant in Cam Pha City, despite warnings about environment pollution and protests from Quang Ninh residents.
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam will continue developing coal-run thermal power plants in the upcoming years despite the anticipated impact on the environment, as no better solution has been found.
VietNamNet Bridge – Residents in Quang Ninh Province have been living in fear because of an oil spill from the Uong Bi thermopower plant that has yet to be cleaned.