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Vietnam’s sole oil refinery hoping to strike it rich with $85 million stake sale: report

It plans to sell 4 percent stake this year and another 49 percent next year, tempting investors from Spain and the U.S.

Human waste becomes fuel for Kenya's urban poor

A company in Kenya is manufacturing briquettes from human waste and sawdust collected around Nakuru, a town in the ...

Wind, solar do not harm power grid reliability: draft U.S. study

'Significantly higher levels of renewable energy can be integrated without any compromise of system reliability.'
July 18, 2017 | 08:11 am GMT+7

Coal plan sparks ire as Myanmar struggles to keep lights on

Myanmar faces the dilemma of growth vs environmental protection.
July 12, 2017 | 08:08 am GMT+7

China, India, Japan hamper Asia oil demand growth, efforts to balance market

China, India and Japan make up 20 pct of world oil demand.
June 23, 2017 | 02:34 pm GMT+7

Is coal too relaxed as renewables gear up for Asia fight?

The message from the coal industry was that they are still the cheapest.
June 13, 2017 | 04:38 pm GMT+7

China powers up world’s largest floating solar farm

A new floating solar farm constructed on a lake in Huainan City, China, is said to be the largest in the world.
June 13, 2017 | 08:33 am GMT+7

Floating solar farm reflects China's clean energy ambitions

'The US's withdrawal from the Paris agreement offers China an unprecedented opportunity to take the lead in climate change.'
June 11, 2017 | 11:14 am GMT+7

China stresses security needed for new Silk Road initiative

The new Silk Road would create trade and energy links between Asia, Africa and Europe underpinned by billions of dollars in infrastructure investment.
May 05, 2017 | 09:21 pm GMT+7

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.
April 28, 2017 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese drilling firm sees profits sink to record low in 2016

The company's oil rigs have been sitting idle as demand dries up.
March 20, 2017 | 03:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnam revives biofuel plan, sets national switch in 2018

After years failing to promote ethanol blended fuel, the government makes a big move.
March 12, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Korean contractor takes responsibility for power plant explosion in southern Vietnam

Vietnam's state-owned power provider, EVN said chimney welders caused the explosion that severely injured them both.
March 09, 2017 | 12:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, Brunei plan energy work, aim for five-fold trade value jump by 2025

Bilateral trade is projected to reach $500 million a year by 2025.
February 28, 2017 | 09:29 am GMT+7

PetroVietnam, Exxon Mobil sign deal on Vietnam's biggest gas project

Blue Whale will be the country's biggest gas project for power generation.
January 14, 2017 | 09:54 am GMT+7