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Vietnam faces shaky energy future as coal-fired power remains dominant

As hydropower reaches its maximum capacity, the renewable energy sector remains immature and nuclear power seems out of reach.

Work spins into action at $80 mln wind power project in south-central Vietnam

The plant will be using the largest turbines ever to be installed in the country.

Earth Hour switch-off saves Vietnam around $33,500

Both energy and money are saved in 60 minutes.
March 26, 2017 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

Major coal-fired power project near Ho Chi Minh City sparks pollution concerns

The planned location is too close to Ho Chi Minh City, threatening air and water pollution to home of about 13 million people.
March 14, 2017 | 12:39 pm GMT+7

Explosion injures two at Vietnam power plant

The incident is believed to have been caused by workers welding in a chimney.
March 07, 2017 | 07:22 pm GMT+7

Australia’s Trisun Energy to build $520 mln waste treatment plant in Vietnam

Upon completion, it can handle over 40 percent of daily waste volume from Vietnam’s largest city
February 22, 2017 | 02:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to import power from Laos to ease shortage: report

The country has upgraded transmission grids to accommodate the purchase.
November 24, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Indian investor eyes Vietnam's energy efficiency potential

EESL has expressed strong interest in LED street lights and solar projects for the Vietnamese market.
November 18, 2016 | 10:57 am GMT+7

Vietnam's hydropower dam fined $5,200 for deadly water discharge

The large amount of water together with heavy rain was blamed for severe flooding that killed 9 in central Vietnam last month.
November 18, 2016 | 10:57 am GMT+7

Garbage to fuel HCM City's power needs

The city has 2.5 million tons of trash ditched each year and it doesn't want it to go to waste.
October 30, 2016 | 04:34 pm GMT+7

Fast-growing Vietnam to invest $40 billion in electricity projects by 2020

The country is also shifting attention to renewable energy to meet the needs of the economy.
October 28, 2016 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

Hanoi power firm switches online with new payment options

Customers can now pay for their electricity at local banks.
September 20, 2016 | 04:20 pm GMT+7

Southern Vietnam faces power starvation

Power cuts are a huge issue for the industrial and manufacturing sectors in southern Vietnam.
September 10, 2016 | 06:35 am GMT+7

Vietnam to cut off gas supplies to power plants

The Nam Con Son pipeline fires up more than 20 percent of the country's power demands.
September 06, 2016 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

Vietnam utility cuts power purchases from China

Vietnam Electricity refrained from buying electricity from China last month following a surge in domestic output.
September 03, 2016 | 04:39 pm GMT+7