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The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has asked the Prime Minister about the mechanism for ongoing solar power and transitional wind power projects to enjoy the incentive price.

Government promotes wind power, reduces use of coal-fired power under national power plan

The government has chosen wind power and renewable energy in general to implement global commitments by 2050. But this is not expected to be a smooth path for a developing country like Vietnam.

62 wind-power projects unfinished: MOIT comes up with new solution

The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) is collecting information about credit contracts, outstanding loans and debt classification of project developers, while the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has proposed new mechanisms for the projects.

Wind turbines are idle, wait for new policies

The fate of unfinished wind power projects which failed to enjoy the FIT (feed in tariff) because they could not become operational prior to November 1, 2021 is uncertain.

German-invested firm plans three wind power plants in Lang Son

Chairman of the Lang Son Provincial People’s Committee Ho Tien Thieu held a meeting with BayWa r.e. Wind Projects Vietnam Co. Ltd. on June 8 to discuss investment in wind power projects in the northern mountainous province.

Wind power plants operate at half capacity

Wind power plants nationwide have a total designed capacity of 3,980 megawatts, but they are operating at a maximum of 2,000 megawatts per day, according to the National Load Dispatch Center.

Mekong Delta’s biggest mainland wind power project inaugurated

The first phase of the Hoa Binh 5 Wind Farm located in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu was inaugurated on Thursday.

Wind power ‘capitals’ see financial windfall

The Central Region and Central Highlands of Vietnam are considered the capitals of wind power. Many provinces have exceeded their budget revenue target for the first time thanks to wind power.

Bidding mechanism to be applied to unfinished solar, wind power projects

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has submitted a statement to the Prime Minister on a bidding mechanism which allows purchase of electricity from solar and wind power projects which remain unfinished.

Solar, wind power: gap between plans and reality

The Government Inspectorate has decided to inspect the observance of policies and laws in the implementation of planning and investment in the construction of power projects under the Power Master Plan VII and the revised Power Master Plan VII.

Vietnam to become green manufacturing hub by 2050 through net zero approach

Vietnam’s commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2050 at COP26 is expected to bring a tailwind of opportunities, facilitating the export of made-in-Vietnam products.

Government inspectors visit power plants, MOIT wants list of solar, wind projects

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Dang Hoang An has asked localities to compile the lists of wind and solar power plants in their areas.

Economic transformation needed to reach net-zero emissions

As commitments to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 increase across the globe, the question of how these commitments can be met and the corresponding economic transformation managed becomes ever more central.

Investors flock to Lang Son to build wind power plants

A mass of applications to develop wind power farms have been sent to Lang Son People’s Committee and Lang Son Department of Industry and Trade.

Solutions coming thick and fast for draft PDP

According to a report published by the World Bank, Vietnam can develop 5-10GW of offshore wind power by 2030, generating about $60 billion in added value.

No more wind and solar power sources to be added this year

The Ministry of Industry and Trade will not add any more wind and solar power into this year's plan, due to a lack of input facilities to transfer them to the national grid.

 

Hit by Covid-19: Wind power investors want FIT extension

Failing to put their projects into commercial operation before November 1, 2021, many wind power investors are facing difficulties and want an extension of the FIT (feed in tariff) price.

Vietnam reconsiders electricity sources after making international energy commitments

Vietnam’s commitments at 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP 26) will have a big impact on the country’s energy system. 

Distressed by Covid-19, wind power developers want FIT to be extended

Unable to have commercial operation date (COD) prior to November 1, 2021, many wind power investors have fallen into dilemma.

Smart grid – key to optimize renewable energy grid

The country’s road map aims to improve the quality and reliability of the national power supply and the efficient use of electricity.