The construction of two wind farms with a combined capacity of 100 MW began in Hoa Binh district of the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu on July 26.
The 45-MW Phuoc Ninh solar power plant was officially inaugurated in Thuan Nam district in south-central Ninh Thuan province on June 22.
A seminar in Hanoi on June 16 discussed the potential of Vietnam-Sweden cooperation in energy development, especially clean energy.
Vietnam Electricity Ho Chi Minh City (EVN HCMC) on May 12 signed a memorandum of understanding on solar power development with the Bach Khoa Investment and Development of Solar Energy Corporation, the Vietnam Ecological Solutions JSC and the TTC Energy JSC.
Secretary of the Quang Binh provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council recently had working sessions with leading German firms operating in clean energy, especially in wind power, in Berlin, as part of investment promotion activities in Germany from September 13 – 17.
A roundtable dialogue on co-benefits of sustainable energy development for air quality and community health took place in Hanoi on June 13.
Norway is willing to share its experience in boosting the use of clean and renewable energies with Vietnam, particularly Hanoi capital city, Norwegian Ambassador to Vietnam Grete Lochen affirmed when being received by Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung on December 6.
A symposium on developing clean and renewable energy in Ca Mau peninsula in the new context took place in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang on November 26.
Boasting a vibrant biodiversity of coastal and marine habitats and ecosystems, Vietnam has immense potential to develop a sustainable blue economy.
Vietnam has been one of the nine countries invited by Canada to attend the G7 Ministerial Meeting on Working Together on Climate Change, Oceans and Clean Energy.
The Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu showed its appropriate use of official development assistance (ODA) capital during the 2011-2016 period as it disbursed VND607 billion (US$26.6 million) of the allocated VND775 billion (US$33.9 million), or nearly 90%.
Ho Chi Minh City wants to receive support from domestic and foreign resources in smart urban development, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen.
The design of a clean energy future in Vietnam was announced at a conference held in Hanoi on June 5.
A lot of investors operating in the fields of wind power, solar power and agriculture have recently come to the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang to seek investment opportunities.
Experts and scientists have discussed how to promote the application of technological solutions to produce clean energy, and form communities using smart energy, towards making over Ho Chi Minh City as a smart city in a seminar on April 20.
The central coastal city of Da Nang and its partners from Finland will bolster cooperation in innovation and smart city development, heard a workshop held in the city on March 21.
The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) Group announced that it has completed the repair and upgrade of a clean energy system on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, thus promptly serving local people and soldiers as the lunar New Year (Tet) festival is approaching.
As a coal importer, Vietnam will pay substantially more for energy source in coming years, according to recent analysis.
Kimmo Tuppurainen, sales director for Southeast Asia for Watrec, said his company has launched a clean energy project worth EUR30 million (more than US$33 million) in Hanoi.
Finnish companies will continue to invest in the development of Southeast Asia, including Vietnam, particularly in the conversion of waste to power, according to Finpro, the national trade promotion office of Finland.