Electricity production

Non-renewable energy production

OP-ED: Vietnam saving energy for future generations

Vietnam has actively participated in environmental protection activities in response to the Earth Day (April 22), and is striving to save energy, which is expected to help cut budget spending and keeping fossil fuels for future generations.Vietnam and the globe at large are running out ...

With more coal-fired thermopower plants, Mekong Delta faces higher risks

Many Mekong Delta provinces, including Bac Lieu, Long An and Tien Giang, are saying ‘no’ to coal-fired thermopower plants.According to Le Anh Tuan, deputy head of the Institute for Climate Change Studies, an arm of Can Tho University, if the plant uses the most advanced ...

Thanh Mai

Coal remains indispensable to Vietnam power needs: Deputy PM

Vietnam has no alternative energy source in the medium term to replace coal for power generation, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said. Speaking at a meeting Wednesday he said since there are currently no effective alternatives, “coal power must be developed with modern and ...

Nguyen Hoai

Localities urged to treat ash and cinder in eco-friendly way

Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng has asked people’s committees of localities at central levels to make plans to use ash and cinder for construction and other purposes. The reuse of ash and cinder can help protect the environment and meet socio-economic development requirements, he ...

VNS Reporter

Thermal power plants queuing for permission to submerge materials in sea

Coal-fired thermal power plants’ investors have asked for permission to submerge sludge and waste in the sea, raising big concerns about sea pollution.Keep reading ...

Kim Chi

Coal-fired thermopower development: which technology for Vietnam?

Energy experts have reassured the public that Vietnam uses advanced technologies in coal-fired thermopower plants, which continue to be the major choice for electricity generation projects. Keep reading ...

Kim Chi

Vietnam to face power shortage from 2020: conference

Vietnam is forecast to run the risk of electricity shortage during 2020-2030, heard the annual Vietnam Energy Forum held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Hanoi on August 9. Calculations from the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) showed that to meet the quick increase in ...

VNA Reporter

Challenges facing Viet Nam in ensuring energy security

Viet Nam needs an enormous amount of energy to feed its development, but relying on coal and hydropower is not the answer, and with new measures still at an early stage.Keep reading ...

Bizhub Reporter

Vietnam increasingly reliant on imported energy

Due to limited domestic supply, Vietnam has become increasingly dependent on energy imports, putting national energy security at risk, Nguyen Van Thanh, deputy head of the Electricity and Renewable Energy Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, said. Keep reading ...

Thuy Dung

More Chinese firms invest in Vietnam’s energy projects

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has recommended the government to transfer investment rights for the Long Phu III thermal power plant from PetroVietnam to China Southern Power Grid Company Limited. []Meanwhile, many Chinese firms have become EPC contractor for Vietnamese energy projects. Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

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