Energy policy and administration

Discussion urges smarter energy choices for sake of human health

A discussion in Hanoi on February 25 called for smarter energy choices, given the impacts of coal power generation on air quality and air pollution’s influence on human health.Representatives from other non-governmental organisations urged the reduction of coal and fossil fuel power, the development of ...

Changes needed to legal framework on smart electricity grid

Final consultation workshop on assessment and recommendations for smart grid application held in Hanoi.A team of international consultants presented the results of a study and assessment of Vietnam’s existing legal framework, spoke of best international practices, and proposed a legal framework for the application of ...

Minh Do

Vietnam electricity prices to rise by 8.36 pct this month

The Ministry of Industry and Trade says electricity prices will go up 8.36 percent starting this month to cover rapidly rising costs. While a ministry spokesman did not specify the date of increase, he said the plan has been approved by the Prime Minister.Keep reading ...

Nguyen Hoai

Vietnam ranks second in Southeast Asia for power capacity: industry ministry

Vietnam ranked the second in Southeast Asia and 23th in the world in terms of power capacity at the end of 2018, according to a report of the Elecitricity of Vietnam (EVN).Keep reading  ...

VNA Reporter

Climate change Vs. energy security

In fact, to promote renewable energy, the Government has set a target of expanding the total wind power capacity to 800 MW by 2020, 2,000 MW by 2025 and 6,000 MW by 2030.[]In Vietnam, climate change, or extreme weather phenomena in particular, is no longer ...

Vu Dung

Sustainable energy solutions proposed for woodwork, seafood industries

In the 2011-2015 period, Vietnam’s GDP grew by 5.91 percent, and power demand rose by 11 percent, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT). The energy intensity, or the unit of power needed to produce one unit of GDP, in Vietnam decreased in recent ...

Mai Lan

Vietnam promotes programme on electrical energy efficiency and conservation

According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT), the implementation of the national programme on electrical energy efficiency has achieved the target of 3.4% and 5.65% of total energy consumption conservation during the 2006-2015 period and 2011-2015 period, equivalent to about 4.5 million tonnes ...

Nhan Dan Online Reporter

New approach to energy strategy urged

Director of the Vietnam Institute of Economics Tran Dinh Thien has called for taking new approach to energy strategy, with saving energy in production and consumption as compulsory. Thien said Vietnam’s energy resources are abundant, but it is hard for Vietnam to compete due to high ...

VNA Reporter

Seminar introduces sustainable energy solutions for community

Low-cost models and sustainable energy solutions applied for the community in rural and mountainous areas were introduced at a recent seminar in Hanoi, which was jointly held by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Live & Learn and the French Cultural Centre (L’Espace) in ...

VNA Reporter

Smart energy important for HCM City plans

Smart energy is one of the most important factors in making over HCM City as a smart city, especially in the context of climate change, a seminar heard on Friday.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

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