Tags: hydropower

Capacity of coal-fired power plants to drop in 2025

Capacity of coal-fired power plants to drop in 2025

The capacity of coal-fired power plants in Vietnam will be reduced to 8,760 MW in 2025 and 6,340 in 2030 due to the sluggish implementation of several projects and the disagreement of some localities in coal-fired power plant development.

Phu Yen proposes solar power projects

Phu Yen proposes solar power projects

The south central province of Phu Yen has asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade to approve adding three solar power projects to the Provincial Power Development Planning in 2011-2015 period, with a vision to 2020, a local senior official has said.

First WB-loaned hydropower plant put first turbine into use

First WB-loaned hydropower plant put first turbine into use

The first turbine of the Trung Son hydropower plant, Vietnam’s first hydropower project with credit loaned from the World Bank, in the central province of Thanh Hoa has begun generating electricity for the national grid.

Securing energy for economic development

Securing energy for economic development

VOV.VN - Fuel resources and energy are essential to national socio-economic development. The higher the development level is, the more energy it demands. In 2017, Vietnam will take various measures to secure sufficient energy supplies.

Rubber cultivation critical to development in northwest

Rubber cultivation critical to development in northwest

The Vietnam Rubber Group held a ceremony at a plantation in Lung Thang commune of Sin Ho district, Lai Chau province, on October 17 to mark nine years of a rubber development project in northern mountainous provinces.

GE commits to develop wind power

GE commits to develop wind power

On May 23, on the occasion of US President Barack Obama’s visit to Vietnam, GE and the Ministry of Industry and Trade signed an agreement to develop new wind farms with a total capacity of 1,000 megawatts by 2025.

IFC, Armstrong invest in Vietnamese hydropower developer

IFC, Armstrong invest in Vietnamese hydropower developer

Vietnam’s Thanh Thanh Cong Investment JSC (TTC) and its subsidiary Gia Lai Electricity JSC (GEC), closed on June 30 a strategic partnership with two foreign partners, which will promote renewable energy in the Southeast Asian country.

MARD wants power project halted

MARD wants power project halted

The Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development (MARD) has proposed Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc suspend a project on hydropower plants in the Central Highlands Province of Dak Lak to protect the local environment and wild animals.

A controversial project

A controversial project

Negative impact of small hydropower projects have been felt in different parts of the country. They have led to forest destruction, flash floods and lack of water for irrigation.

German technology drives green energy development

German technology drives green energy development

Vietnam and Germany are boosting their energy development co-operation, with the latter committing to support the former in improving energy-related policies which can help lure more investors.

Vietnam coal exports grapple with El Nino year

Vietnam coal exports grapple with El Nino year

China, Japan and other Asian buyers of Vietnamese coal can expect more uncertainty in the volume of shipments this year as scorching weather linked to the El Nino phenomenon raises domestic power consumption to a record, adding pressure on regional supply of the fuel.