Tags: hydropower

80MW of electricity added to national grid

80MW of electricity added to national grid

As many as 80 MW of electricity has been added to the national grid as the first turbine of the Mong Duong 1 thermo power plant was successfully connected to the grid, according to the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN).

Rescuers try to pump water out of collapsed tunnel

Rescuers try to pump water out of collapsed tunnel

Rescuers are working hard to drain water from the collapsed tunnel section where 12 workers were trapped at the construction site of Da Dang-Da Chomo hydropower plant in Central Highlands Lam Dong province.

Greater rescue efforts for trapped workers

Greater rescue efforts for trapped workers

Two ministers arrived at the scene of the hydropower plant accident in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on December 17 to supervise efforts to rescue 12 workers trapped inside the collapsed tunnel at the construction site of Da Dang – Da Chomo hydropower plant.

Wind power leader sees potential in Vietnam

Wind power leader sees potential in Vietnam

The world's leading wind energy company Vestas from Denmark has said that it saw huge potential for wind power development in Vietnam and promised to help the country make wind a sustainable energy solution.

Slovakia keen on energy collaboration with Vietnam

Slovakia is willing to cooperate with and assist Vietnam in developing its energy industry, Slovakian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Miroslav Lajcak said at the Vietnam-Slovakia Business Forum in Ho Chi Minh City on November 5.

Forum talks hydropower-related issues

Residents in the Central and Central Highlands have asked for hydro-power developers to give top priority to ensuring local livelihoods and protecting the environment while undertaking their projects.

Dam impact on Mekong Delta assessed

Vietnam held its first national preliminary consultation seminar in Can Tho on September 25 to assess the impact of the construction of the Don Sahong hydropower plant on the Mekong River in Laos.

Laos, Vietnam boost investment ties

Laos, Vietnam boost investment ties

(VOV) - Laos and Vietnam have worked closely together to timely address business concerns and create conditions for Vietnamese companies to undertake projects in Laos.

NA passes 1992 Constitution amendments

NA passes 1992 Constitution amendments

(VOV) - With 97.59% of votes in favour, the National Assembly passed the amended 1992 Constitution at its plenary session in Hanoi on November 28.

Power grid connects Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has approved a 500kV power transmission line project to bring 80% of hydropower supplies from the southern part of Laos and the northeast region of Cambodia to Vietnam.

WB funds new power station in Thanh Hoa

WB funds new power station in Thanh Hoa

A contract to construct the 260 MW Trung Son hydropower station, which is the first to be funded by the World Bank, was signed in Hanoi on October 22.

Scaffolding collapse kills three at hydropower plant

A scaffolding at the construction site of the Son La hydro power plant in the northeastern province of Son La collapsed on June 16, killing three workers, according to the plant’s Project Management Board.