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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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Gov’t issues action plan to implement National Energy Development Strategy

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued an action plan to realize the Party Central Committee’s Resolution No. 55-NQ/TW dated on February 11, 2020 on the orientation of the National Energy Development Strategy to 2030 with a vision towards 2045.Under the action plan, the Government will ...

Kim Anh

Vietnam steps up clean energy development: report

The year 2020 marks a major turning point in the energy industry of Vietnam, with clean energy strengthening its solid position and establishing itself as a profitable sector with significant potential for development, while coal-fired thermal power no longer holding the position as a favoured ...

Vietnam’s wind sector to see growing opportunities

Experts forecast Vietnam’s wind power sector would further grow in line with the Government’s stronger regulatory support announced recently and rising investor interest, which has strengthened the project pipeline. The offshore wind sector was also emphasised under the National Energy Development Strategy of Viet Nam to ...

Construction of Vietnam's first LNG terminal to begin next month

State-run PetroVietnam Gas Corporation (PV Gas) and its partners plan to start construction of the country’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in southern Vietnam next month. The Thi Vai LNG terminal in Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province is expected to come on stream by 2022.Under ...

Hung Le

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

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