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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.

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 vote against government proposal on project classification

Lawmakers on Tuesday voted against a government bill which they felt would undermine parliament’s oversight over major national projects.
June 04, 2019 | 05:58 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

Lawmakers fear new bill could weaken parliament’s oversight

National Assembly deputies are concerned a new government proposal could take away their power to approve major national projects.
May 29, 2019 | 03:46 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

Hanoi pays consumers selling rooftop solar power to grid

Hanoi has begun to pay consumers who produce rooftop solar power and send back to the grid.
May 16, 2019 | 10:50 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

LNG power plants take centre stage in Vietnam, foreign investors keen

The first quarter saw a flurry of interest among foreign investors in LNG-fired power projects in Vietnam.
March 23, 2019 | 04:56 pm 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

Vietnam poised for renewable energy boom

Vietnam added to its national electricity plan 121 solar power projects with a capacity of 8,100 MW at the end of last year. 
March 14, 2019 | 05:45 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

Marubeni unveils major expansion plans in Vietnam

Marubeni Corporation, one of the biggest Japanese investors in Vietnam, is seeking to expand into new industries in this country.
January 25, 2019 | 09:52 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s dilemma: clean electricity or energy security?

The debate between cheap, polluting energy from coal and expensive, environment-friendly renewable energy was on the agenda at an economic forum.
January 18, 2019 | 02:17 pm GMT+7
 
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