Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 7 Affordable and clean energy

Vietnam needs $8 bln-$14 bln power investment a year through 2030

Vietnam will need investment of between $8 billion and $14 billion a year through to 2030 to develop new power plants and expand its grid, its deputy industry minister said on Wednesday. Of the amount, 75% would be spent on new power plants, with priority ...

Measures proposed to remove obstacles to renewable energy projects

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has asked the prime minister for approval of several measures to lift impediments to existing renewable energy projects, and work out a mechanism for facilitation of such projects in the years to come.In recent years, renewable energy projects have ...

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Vietnam faces problems in developing power sources

The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s (MOIT) report to the Prime Minister on the PDP VIII shows big changes in installed power capacity by 2030. It is expected that total capacity would reach 145,930 MW, not including solar power and cogeneration sources. Vietnam plans to step up ...

Electricity prices may rise if renewables overdeveloped: finance ministry

The Ministry of Finance has warned that electricity prices will rise if solar and wind power are not developed commensurately with grid and operational capacity.Renewable power production is booming thanks to a fit-in-tariff (FIT) price of 7.09-9.35 U.S. cents per kilowatt-hour, much higher than prices ...

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More needs to be done in Asia to fully unleash its renewable energy potential: MoNRE

The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment on Wednesday sent a message, highlighting seven focus points to fully unleash Asia’s potential for renewable energy development.Climate and fossil fuel crises present us with a new growth opportunity by transforming the development model, shifting from fossil fuels ...

Offshore wind power sees high development potential

The draft National Power Development Plan for the 2021 – 2030 period with a vision to 2045 (PDP VIII) clarifies the roadmap to cut down coal-fueled power and increase renewable energy sources, especially wind and gas power, offering a good chance for offshore wind power ...

Vietnam Clean Energy Forum looks towards carbon neutrality

The second Vietnam Clean Energy Forum took place in Hanoi on April 7, offering a venue for managers, scientists and businesses to exchange views on mechanisms, policies, technology and financing for wind, solar and gas power projects towards carbon neutrality.Vietnam’s renewable energy sources have reached ...

Vietnam pushes for energy restructuring: official

Vietnam is determined to restruct its enegy sector, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Dang Hoang An at the 4th High-Level Meeting of the Vietnam Energy Partnership Group (VEPG) held in Hanoi on January 24.An important highlight of the function was the introduction of ...

No more wind and solar power sources to be added this year

The Ministry of Industry and Trade will not add any more wind and solar power into this year’s plan, due to a lack of input facilities to transfer them to the national grid.According to the deputy director of the National Load Dispatch Center – Nguyễn ...

Vietnam to minimise new coal-fired power plants

Although the most recent draft of the National Power Development Plan increased the volume of coal-fired projects in Vietnam, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has said it won’t consider developing any new coal-fired plants, to save the environment.MoIT said many parts of the ...

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