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Việt Nam considers setting up renewable energy centre to realise net-zero carbon commitment

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has been asked to coordinate with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) on setting up a renewable energy centre. The centre will improve human resources training and technology transfer, and share legal experience and national governance ...

Vietnam promotes gender mainstreaming in climate change policies

Gender mainstreaming in climate change policies is crucial to promoting gender equality in Vietnam, according to Deputy Director of the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE) Nguyen Trung Thang.At a workshop held in Hanoi on April 28, Thang said that ...

Network of pioneering businesses for renewable energy makes debut

A network of pioneering businesses for renewable energy was announced at the Vietnam Corporate Sustainability Forum 2020 in Hanoi on December 10, in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.The initiative has been jointly launched by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the Vietnam ...

Strategy aims to ensure national energy security

The National Energy Development Strategy by 2030, with vision to 2045 aims to ensure national energy security, which serves as a foundation for growth. With such importance, the Politburo has approved a resolution which sets directions for the strategy.Vietnam will prioritise wind and solar power ...

Wind power key to Vietnam’s renewable power supply: experts

Wind power is a clean energy solution for Vietnam in the coming years as the country has huge potential in the field, energy experts has said.According to the Vietnam Energy Association (VEA), wind power can replace coal and gas thermal power, while being capable of ...

Vietnam Mekong River Commission holds second plenary in 2019

The Vietnam Mekong River Commission (VMRC) held its second plenary meeting in 2019 in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong on December 3.The meeting heard experts’ reports on water use strategies of Thailand and other regional countries, and the consultation process for the Luang Prabang hydropower ...

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 ...

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Green finance for renewable energy

As part of the strategy of sustainable national development, prioritizing capital sources for customers, who are investing in green production, environment-friendly production and renewable energy (RE) sectors is extremely important.Currently, banks have begun to gradually increase the proportion of green credit – credit for RE ...

ADB, DHD deal to provide first large-scale floating solar PV in Vietnam

On 2/10, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $37 million loan agreement with Da Nhim – Ham Thuan – Da Mi Hydro Power Joint Stock Company (DHD) to finance the installation of a 47.5 megawatt (MW) peak floating photovoltaic (PV) solar power facility on ...

Vietnam Initiative for Energy Transition launched

The Vietnam Initiative for Energy Transition (VIET) was officially launched in Hanoi on September 19. Established in late 2018, the VIET works as an independent organisation studying activities related to the transition of the national energy system. Its main activity is hosting exchanges between scientists and policymakers in energy ...

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