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$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.

PM questions ministry on admin procedures spiking renewable energy prices

The Prime Minister has demanded an explanation over reports that admin procedures have spiked renewable energy ...

2018 spike in energy demand spells climate trouble: IEA

A 2.3 percent jump in global energy demand last year outstripped the expansion of renewables and helped drive record-high greenhouse gas emissions.
March 26, 2019 | 08:50 am GMT+7

New tariffs could recharge Vietnam’s wind power projects

Higher tariffs for Vietnam’s wind power projects will make investments more commercially viable, experts say.
September 12, 2018 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to offer pricing stimulus for wind energy projects

The PM’s in-principle approval of higher wind energy tariffs is expected to boost renewable energy investments in Vietnam.
September 10, 2018 | 09:31 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese officials held hostage over detention of protesters

14 were detained by police while protesting a power project that they believed was killing forest.
April 21, 2018 | 09:29 am GMT+7

PetroVietnam withdraws US loan application for coal-fired power project: NY Times

It's unclear whether the move was influenced by international pressure to end funding for coal plants to limit carbon emissions.
February 12, 2018 | 05:07 pm GMT+7

Global coal price hike could cost Vietnam $1.27 billion per year: report

With clean-energy projects struggling to turn a profit, the country remains reliant on imported coal to fuel growth.
November 16, 2017 | 04:10 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s trade ministry asks gov't to pay more for wind power

'The biggest problem about investing in wind farms is the low buying prices and the time it takes to recover the investment.'
September 07, 2017 | 09:09 am 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

Vietnam's southern province to get $4 bln investment in clean energy

A new array of electricity projects is expected to propel Binh Thuan Province to become a major power hub.
April 20, 2017 | 03:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's wind power target blown off course by low profitability

Cheap electricity prices have literally taken the wind out of the sails of potential investors.
February 20, 2017 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam to focus more on wind energy to power growth

Renewable energy sources remain largely untapped across the country.
November 30, 2016 | 12:04 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's 4th wind power plant starts generation

The country plans to have 800 megawatts of wind power by 2020, but pricing remains an issue.
November 26, 2016 | 01:30 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
 
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