The draft National Power Development Plan for the period 2021-2030 will be revised to align with Vietnam's commitment to net-zero emissions by 2050.
Wind and solar power plants will emit huge amounts of waste of up to hundreds of thousands of tons in the next 10 years.
The latest draft of the eighth national power development plan in 2021-2030 shows considerable reductions in coal-fired power and increases in wind power, following Vietnam’s strong commitments at COP26.
A total of 42 wind power plants featuring a total capacity of 2,131.3MW have been approved for commercial operation as of mid-November, according to data released by Electricity of Vietnam (EVN).
Vietnam will increase offshore wind power capacity to 4 GW from 1 GW and onshore wind power capacity to nearly 17.34 GW from about 1.26 GW by 2030, according to the latest draft of the National Power Development Plan VIII.
Wind and solar power has been developing at lightening speed in Vietnam recently. Now is the time to think about dealing with the equipment when it’s life cycle ends.
Norwegian Ambassador to Vietnam Grete Løchen and Commercial Counsellor Arne-Kjetil Lian recently have handed over the 'Vietnam Supply Chain Study Report' to Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien.
Denmark’s Ørsted Group, the world's largest corporation in the wind power industry, has proposed an offshore wind power plant near Hai Phong, with an estimated investment of US$11.9 to $13.6 billion.
The Government of Vietnam is building open mechanisms to mobilise private investment in power projects, especially in renewable energy (RE).
Coal-fired power developers find it increasingly difficult to find capital amid the growing support of renewable energy globally.
The number of wind power projects recognized for Commercial Operation Date (COD) is still small, which is a warning sign for wind power investors in Vietnam.
Twenty-four wind power plants with a combined capacity of 963 MW began commercial operations in the year to August, according to the Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN).
Many offshore wind power investors are holding their breath waiting for the next move of the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Government.
Several wind power projects currently under development in the Mekong River Delta area are rushing to complete and start operating on a commercial basis before the November deadline,
A total of 106 wind power plants nationwide with a combined capacity of more than 5,655 MW have registered to conduct commercial operations and join the national grid, according to Vietnam Electricity (EVN).