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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.  

Investors complain about losses from wind power investment

VietNamNet Bridge - Coal-fired power causes pollution, but hydropower potential and wind power have not been fully exploited in Vietnam. 

Wind power projects still struggling to take off

VietNamNet Bridge - With total capacity of 197 MW, the Vietnamese wind power market is still in an early stage of development.

Renewable energy: which option for Vietnam?

Considered a country with great potential for solar and wind power, Vietnam continues to be one of the 12 ‘hotspots’ in the globe for coal-fired power development.

Investors rush to book land plots for renewable energy projects

The renewable power market has heated up in the last two years. Investment promotion conferences have been held and more projects have been registered by both Vietnamese and foreign investors.

Vietnam could generate all power via renewable energy by 2050: report

“Sustainable Scenario for the Vietnamese power sector until 2050”, a report by WWF-Vietnam and Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance (VSEA) says that 100 percent of Vietnam’s power could be generated by renewable energy technologies by 2050. 

The multi-billion USD race to develop solar energy

VietNamNet Bridge - The profitability of solar energy projects is not as high as hydropower or thermopower plants, but the field has great potential as well as environmental benefits.