Electricity infrastructure

Electricity policy and administration

The roles of stakeholders in outlining hydro-power master plan in the Mekong River basin

Environmental experts gathered at a conference held in Hanoi on September 11, discussing the important roles of stakeholders in outlining hydropower master plan and protecting water resources in the Mekong River basin.The event was organised by the Centre for Sustainable Development of Water Resources And ...

Ly Thanh Huong

Vietnam eyes power imports from China, Laos

Vietnam might have to import power from China and Laos after 2020, says a senior official. “There is a real risk of power shortages in 2021-2023, and the risk will get higher if consumption surpasses forecasts in the coming years,” Hoang Quoc Vuong, Deputy Minister of ...

Anh Minh

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

HCMC encourages waste-to-energy projects, offering opportunity to investors

More than 40 investors have expressed willingness to develop plants which burn waste to generate electricity. Director of the HCMC Department of Natural Resources and the Environment Nguyen Toan Thang said at a conference calling for investment in WTE that with the annual growth rate of ...

Chi Mai

Vietnam raises power price by 6.08 percent

Vietnamese consumers woke up on Friday to a 6.08 percent electricity price hike that authorities failed to announce until one day before it came into effect. Power prices in the Southeast Asian country now average VND1,720.65 per kWh, excluding value-added tax, compared to the previous ...

Tuoi Tre News Reporter

As coal rises, waste remains an issue

The Ministry of Construction is set to release its mandatory requirements for coal ash disposal early next year, threatening to shut down coal-fired thermal power plants that cannot adequately treat, store, or reuse their coal ash and gypsum discharge.Keep reading ...

Phuong Thu

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