Electricity production

Renewable energy production

Mekong Delta Resilient Business Network debuts

The Mekong Delta Resilient Business Network (MRBN) has been established, announced the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) chapter in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and The Asia Foundation (TAF).The network, under sponsorship of the UPS Group, is the first one for ...

Mekong Delta attractive for renewable energy investment

The Mekong Delta has great advantages to develop the renewable energy sector, including wind, solar, biomass and gas thermal power, according to experts. Taking advantage of its natural conditions and investment attraction policies, the region has become a destination for investors in renewable energy projects.Keep ...

Vietnam boasts largest renewable energy complex in Southeast Asia

Vietnam now possesses the largest renewable energy farm complex in Southeast Asia, generating a total power output of up to one billion kWh per year, after the debut of a wind power plant in south-central Ninh Thuan Province on Friday (16 April)The inauguration ceremony for ...

Vinh Tho

Global CO2 emissions far off net-zero trajectory

Most countries are nowhere near on track to achieve net-zero emissions by the middle of this century, while many including Vietnam have showed large emissions increases. Net zero has become symbolically and diplomatically important for policymakers, but the goal will remain far out of reach ...

Mekong Delta long-term future relying on renewables

The latest draft of the country’s Power Development Plan 8 (PDP8) puts focus on renewable energy development – however, the Mekong Delta should see more attention in the development of renewables to protect its assets in the long run.In the view of Le Anh Tuan – ...

New phase on horizon for solar power development

Vietnam, a rising star in Asia in solar power development, is to slash feed-in tariffs for rooftop solar installations this month, hoping to release some of the pressure on the national power grid that was exacerbated by the previous generous tariff that lasted until the ...

MoIT requests urgent review of solar power development

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has issued an express dispatch requesting the People’s Committees of cities and provinces and Vietnam Electricity (EVN) to urgently review and list all issues related to solar power development.Based on the roof solar power list nationwide, EVN must ...

GEF-funded project proves effective

The “Energy Efficiency Improvement in Commercial and High-Rise Residential Buildings in Vietnam” (EECB) project is expected to complete some of its commitments in 2021.Funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) through the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the project’s goals are to reduce the intensity of greenhouse gas emissions from ...

Vietnam considers building energy storage system

Since wind and solar power projects cannot provide all the electricity output to the national grid, building an energy storage system is being considered.According to the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), the total designed capacity of renewable energy sources has reached 21,560 MW. Of this, the ...

Luong Bang

Rooftop solar power saw tremendous growth in 2020

Over 100,000 rooftop solar power works with total capacity of 9,300 MW were connected to the national grid by December 31, 2020. The total electricity output provided by the power works was 1.15 billion kwh. December 31 was the final day the FIT (feed in ...

Luong Bang

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