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Power plants fuelled by oil a financial risk, EVN cautions

National power utility EVN says running oil-fuelled power plants to meet domestic demand will be a huge financial challenge.

Vietnam to import more electricity from Laos, China

Vietnam plans to import electricity to overcome the imminent electricity shortage caused by delays in building new power plants.

New solar plants overload Vietnam national grid

A spate of solar plants seeking to benefit from the government's pricing incentive of 9.35 cents per kWh are overloading the national grid.
July 10, 2019 | 08:17 am GMT+7

Southern provinces set to suffer power shortage

Delays in many electricity projects threaten the south of Vietnam with power shortages next year, the industry ministry says.
June 12, 2019 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

Legislators concerned by electricity monopoly

Lawmakers are unhappy that Vietnam’s monopoly electricity distributor is raising power tariffs at will because it has no competitor.
May 31, 2019 | 01:07 pm GMT+7

Power consumption surges as summer heats up

Vietnam is seeing a surge in electricity demand as summer heat intensifies while water shortage constrains power production.
May 20, 2019 | 10:32 am GMT+7

Electricity and petrol price hikes pushing inflation up

The latest petrol and power price hike have directly impacted April’s consumer price index, the General Statistics Office (GSO) says.
May 08, 2019 | 10:20 am GMT+7

Vietnam to examine potential issues with recent power price hike

Government inspectors will study the latest power price adjustment that saw electricity bills go up by 8.36 percent from March 20.
May 04, 2019 | 09:29 am GMT+7

$108-mln wind power plant construction starts in southern Vietnam

Construction of an offshore wind power plant began Monday in the southern coastal province of Bac Lieu.
April 16, 2019 | 11:06 am GMT+7

Manufacturers to raise prices as electricity costs rise

With electricity bills a significant part of their production costs, Vietnamese manufacturers are set to increase their selling prices.
March 26, 2019 | 08:47 am GMT+7

Vietnam electricity prices go up after two years

Vietnam’s power prices went up 8.36 percent Wednesday after remaining unchanged for two years.
March 20, 2019 | 02:26 pm GMT+7

Rise in Vietnam electricity prices over the last 10 years

Electricity prices in Vietnam have surged nine times in the 2009-2018 period.
March 09, 2019 | 08:26 am GMT+7

Vietnam electricity prices to rise by 8.36 pct this month

The Ministry of Industry and Trade says electricity prices will go up 8.36 percent starting this month to cover rapidly rising costs.
March 07, 2019 | 02:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to build $3.3-bln gas power plant in central province

A gas-fired power plant will be built in the central Quang Ngai Province and it will go on stream in 2023.
March 01, 2019 | 10:27 am GMT+7

Vietnam inaugurates $1.27 billion thermal power plant

The 600 MW Thai Binh 1 Thermal Power Plant officially opened Thursday in the northern province of Thai Binh. 
February 16, 2019 | 08:55 am GMT+7
 
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