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First waste-to-energy plant debuted in Thừa Thiên Huế

The central province has put into operation the first advanced technology waste-to-energy plant in Hương Thủy Town as part of the sustainability plan to build a ‘green’ urban area in central Việt Nam.The Phú Sơn waste treatment plant, invested by EB environment energy company from ...

Installed solar power capacity exceeds plan: government inspectors

The capacity of solar power projects in Vietnam has exceeded a government-approved plan by 10-fold, inspectors have found.The Ministry of Industry and Trade has by itself approved 114 projects and asked the Prime Minister’s Office to greenlight another 54 projects to be added to the ...

Hoai Thu

Energy transition to help Vietnam realise net-zero emissions goal: insiders

Developing renewable energy resources is expected to help Vietnam reach its target of carbon neutrality by 2050, said insiders.Energy transition, replacing traditional fossil fuel sources to using cleaner and low-emission forms of energy and moving towards carbon neutrality is an important part of Vietnam’s future energy landscape.Experts said that about two-thirds ...

Vietnam shows strong political commitment to maximising green energy transition

Green transition in the energy sector is a key trend in the world and is one of Vietnam’s current top priorities. Vietnam is among countries with great potential to invest in new renewable energy sources such as solar, wind and ocean wave power, and biogas.Vietnam’s ...

Vietnam advances in Green Future Index 2023

Vietnam has made progress in the Green Future Index 2023, climbing from its previous 56th position to a commendable 53rd place this year. The assessment looked into 76 countries and territories, evaluating their commitments to sustainable development and carbon dioxide emissions reductions in the foreseeable ...

Nam Nguyen

Green credit - key "pillar" of green economy

Bank capital is considered the “lifeblood” and is extremely important in promoting the country’s socioeconomic development. In the context that Vietnam is promoting the development of industries toward green growth, “green credit” contributes to supporting businesses to develop sustainably.Among the 12 green fields that the ...

Forum discusses energy transition in Vietnam

A “Made in Vietnam Energy Forum” was held online by the Vietnam Business Forum (VBF)’s Power & Energy Working Group on November 21, focusing on analysing issues related to the electricity and energy sector in Vietnam in the context of global energy transition.On the occasion, ...

Increased data sharing crucial to Mekong River management: Study

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) released a study on October 9, highlighting the need for China and Southeast Asian nations to share data on storage levels and hydropower operations as water levels in the river at historic lows due to climate change and human activities.The ...

Water quality degradation affects lower Mekong countries: forum

The 13th Mekong River Commission (MRC) Regional Stakeholder Forum (RSF), a platform for relevant parties to get updated on hydropower and other developments along the Mekong River — Southeast Asia’s largest river, was held in the Lao city of Luang Prabang on October 5. The participants ...

Current exploitation rate to deplete Mekong Delta sand within 10 years: study

The Mekong Delta’s rivers could run out of sand before 2035 at the current extraction rate of 35-55 million cubic meters a year, a new study has found.The study released last week by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Vietnam said the volume ...

Thu Hang - Huy Phong

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