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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 considers building energy storage system

Since wind and solar power projects cannot provide all the electricity output to the national grid, building an energy storage system is being considered.According to the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), the total designed capacity of renewable energy sources has reached 21,560 MW. Of this, the ...

Luong Bang

Facts about renewable energy

At present, renewable energy plays an important role in meeting people’s increasing demand for energy. Renewable energy resources are abundant and available in the nature and exist in many forms. Of which, solar power, which is nearly inexhaustible and is being exploited in many parts ...

Time to think about recycling of end-of-life solar panels: experts

The growth of solar power generation in Việt Nam has come alongside increasing concern over the disposal of end-of-life solar panels in the coming decades.The Ministry of Industry and Trade has issued a circular regulating solar power project development and power purchase contracts in which, project investors ...

Roof-top solar power projects promoted in central, Central Highlands regions

More than 5,000 households in the central and Central Highlands regions have installed roof-top solar power systems with a total capacity of 150 MWp, generating 85.46 million kWh of electricity to the national grid.With more average daily sun hours than other regions in Vietnam, the ...

Rapid growth forecast for solar rooftop energy industry

Technological advances, preferential credit policies and pricing incentives have set the stage for solar rooftop energy to become the next big thing in clean energy in Vietnam, according to industry insiders.As the number of solar farms surged in 2018-2019, the Ministry of Industry and Trade ...

New solar power prices not incentive enough: Finance Ministry

The new solar power rates proposed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), much lower than the current average electricity retail price of VND1,864 (8 cents) a kWh, would erase all incentive to develop solar power over other sources, the Finance Ministry has said.Under ...

Anh Minh

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 ...

Commercial banks provide loans for green energy projects

Commercial banks are offering more low-interest loans with long repayment terms for household solar-energy projects. Under Viet Nam’s renewable energy development strategy, approved in 2015, the country aims to increase the ratio of electricity from renewable sources from 35 per cent of total output in 2015 ...

First floating solar power’s inverter station generates electricity

The Da Nhim – Ham Thuan – Da Mi Hydropower JSC sent electricity generated by Inverter B Station to the grid in the central province of Binh Thuan on May 27, raising the capacity of Da Mi solar power plant’s power supply to the grid ...

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