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While direct power purchase agreements have been one of the key drivers of global renewable energy infrastructure, especially in wind and solar, there is no defined plan for a pilot mechanism in Vietnam yet.

Wind power key to Vietnam’s renewable power supply: experts

Wind power is a clean energy solution for Vietnam in the coming years as the country has huge potential in the field, energy experts has said.

Renewable energy: Rise in global wind speed to boost green power

Rising winds could increase energy production from turbines by a third over the next decade.

Towards lasting energy supply

In 2030, wind and solar power will be more cost-effective than coal. 

Households still waiting for rooftop solar power price approval

Many households and enterprises in Vietnam have proposed continuing the solar power purchasing price at 9.35 cent per kwh, as applied before June 30.

Experts warn of technical problems when developing solar power in Vietnam

With limitless potential, solar power is expected to become the solution for Vietnam to ease reliance on fossil fuel. However, after four years of mass deployment, many problems have arisen, including environmental risks.

Investors wait for new solar electricity prices

The preferential electricity purchase price of 9.35 cent per kwh expired one month ago, but the new price has not been fixed.

Soc Trang attractive to wind power developers

The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang has risen to an attractive destination for investors in renewable energy, especially wind power.

Vietnam considers importing more electricity from China

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) said Vietnam will have to increase the import of electricity from Laos and China.

Wind, solar power cannot join national grid

In the two provinces of Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan, wind and solar power plants are running at moderate level because they cannot provide electricity to the national grid.

Investors seek inclusion of Thanglong Wind project in power development program

Many power generation projects are under slow implementation and not likely to be put into operation in coming years, according to the Vietnam Energy Association (VEA).

Renewable energy to dispel outages

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. 

Boosting financing for Vietnam’s onshore and offshore wind power projects

Vietnam is set for wind energy expansion, with over a gigawatt expected to be installed by 2021. 

Investor permitted to start survey for giant offshore wind power farm

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 concern

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.

Ninh Thuan builds more solar, wind projects

The central province of Ninh Thuan aims to become the renewable-energy centre of the country, with assistance from the central government's preferential policies.


Will super clean coal power be used in Vietnam?

VietNamNet Bridge - Foreign experts believe that developing thermal power with clean coal technology is a reasonable policy for Asian countries, including Vietnam.

Wind power projects: many registered, few implemented

Of the 15 wind power projects approved in Ninh Thuan province, only three have been implemented as promised by investors.

Locals boycott thermal power projects as electricity shortages loom

The electricity outages that occurred in the dry season may return and become even more serious as provincial authorities do not want to build more thermal power plants in their localities.

Developing a domestic wind turbine industry – which way for Vietnam?

VietNamNet Bridge - A conventional wind turbine (> 1 MW) comprises 8,000 components, many of which Vietnam could manufacture.