Electricity production

Non-renewable energy production

Solutions proposed to protect environment from project impacts

Bình Thuận Province People’s Committee has proposed to Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc the establishment of a focal agency to address the problems posed by five thermal power plants at Vĩnh Tân Power Centre, the Vietnam News Agency reports. The proposal was made at a meeting on Monday between the provincial People’s Commitee and National Assembly delegation.Keep ...

VNS Reporter

Rising thermal power ash raises alarm

Coal ash inventory generated by Vietnam’ thermal power plants amounted to 25.2 million tonnes last year, while the number factories are still on the rise, raising an alarm of no more room for storage in the next few year.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Government approves US$379 million investment in hydropower plant

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung recently signed a decision on ratifying a plan to expand the country’s second largest hydropower plant in Hoa Binh province at a cost of nearly VND8.6 trillion (US$379 million).Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Suffering downstream of polluting coal plants

The heavy toll taken by coal-fired power plants has prompted many pro-environmental international organisations to oppose banks in several nations that plan to provide loans for these plants in Vietnam, which mandatorily still considers coal a big power generator for the energy-thirsty country.Keep reading ...

Khoi Nguyen

Energy policy could prioritise small scale projects

In a major shift in perspective, the Government is viewing small scale projects as the best, most sustainable way of tapping the nation’s hydropower potential.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Global coalition petitions to end fossil power in Vietnam as deadly future looms

Coal power pollution could increase CO2 emissions in Vietnam by 20 times and doom global efforts to curb warming.Keep reading   ...

VOV Reporter

Vietnam continues to develop coal-fired power despite environmental risks

Vietnam had a bumper year in attracting FDI (foreign direct investment) in 2017. The three coal-fired thermal power projects registered by Japanese investors had total capital of $7 billion. The projects – Van Phong I, Nghi Son II and Nam Dinh I – accounted for 40 ...

Kim Chi
http://Kim Chi

Measures sought to make effective use of waste from thermal power plants

Making effective use of waste from thermal power plants to save natural resources and protect the environment is urgent given Vietnam’s increasing demand for electricity.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Ensuring energy and water security: a challenge for Vietnam

Vietnam needs to increase power generation capacity by building power plants, including thermopower, but such facilities could affect the quality of water resources.Keep reading ...

Kim Chi

Surplus ash and slag at thermal power plants remains untreated

Vietnam has 20 coal-fired thermopower plants which produce 15.7 million tons of ash, slag and gypsum a year. []However, the amount of treated ash to be put into use remains limited. Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Vietnam? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Vietnam website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Vietnam website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted

Disclaimer: Open Development Vietnam will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!