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Coal-fired thermopower development: which technology for Vietnam?

Energy experts have reassured the public that Vietnam uses advanced technologies in coal-fired thermopower plants, which continue to be the major choice for electricity generation projects. Keep reading ...

Kim Chi

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

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
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Scientists oppose building of coal-fired power plants

Experts are calling for the immediate stop of construction of new coal-fired plants in the Mekong Delta. The government has released Resolution 120 on developing the Mekong Delta in a sustainable way in the context of climate change. The resolution says Mekong Delta will focus on ...

Kim Chi

Coal-fired power plants serving industry worsening pollution

Vietnam’s coal-fired power plants which generate electricity and those serving industrial plants are worsening pollution. Le Anh Tuan, deputy head of the Institute for Climate Change Studies under the Can Tho University, as in India and China, said that coal-fired power in Vietnam mostly serves industrial ...

Mai Chi

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