Luc Van Tan, a HCM City resident, is considering installing solar power panels on his 35sq.m rooftop to save on electricity bills.
Though the Government plans to increase its renewable energy capacity, Vietnam’s power industry is forecast to see a rise in coal-powered generation as the cheap and reliable source remains the most feasible option to meet the country’s rapidly rising power demands.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang plans to spend 17 billion VND (around 734,000 USD) on organizing investment, trade and tourism promotion activities both at home and abroad in 2019.
VOV.VN - Former US Secretary of State John Kerry is on a visit to Vietnam to attend the Vietnam Economic Forum 2019, which coincides with the 25th anniversary of the normalization of Vietnam-US trade relations.
VOV.VN - Some unclear clauses of power purchase agreement and its related risks are hindering the influx of direct foreign investment in renewable energy.
Solar power is attracting great attention from the Vietnamese Government and businesses, but certain challenges are facing the utilisation of this type of renewable energy.
International experts put forward measures for Vietnam’s sustainable energy development and reduction of gas emission during the second high-level meeting of the Vietnam Energy Partnership Group (VEPG) in Hanoi on November 26.
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.
The Mekong Delta province of An Giang will offer preferential policies to investors in renewable energy plants as part of its strategy on sustainable development.
The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and the central province of Quang Tri signed an agreement on communication cooperation in Dong Ha city on November 15.
German businesses are ready to cooperate with and support Vietnam in developing wind power as the country boasts huge potential for renewable energy, including wind energy.
Scientists, businesspeople and policymakers from more than 20 countries are gathering in Hanoi for the Vietnam Symposium on Advances in Offshore Engineering (VSOE 2018).
The central province of Ninh Thuan is speeding up the construction of wind and solar power plants in order to generate commercial electricity as scheduled.
Users of rooftop solar power will be insured for the first time in Vietnam under a deal among solar energy solution provider SolarBK Holdings, Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), and BIDV Insurance Corporation (BIC).
The central province of Phu Yen is determined to improve its business climate and enhance investment promotion to attract capable investors who can help exploit its untapped potential.
Power drawn from renewable energy is expected to soar in the future, although the country’s capacity to integrate this source of energy into the national power grid is still limited, possibly causing throttling on the network, heard attendants at a seminar held in Hanoi last week.
A seminar discussing the potential of solar power development in tandem with sustainable agriculture production took place in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on August 24.
Challenges to renewable energy development in Vietnam and solutions to them were highlighted at a seminar held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 23.
A workshop on renewable energy development to meet rural electrification targets and energy access was held in Hanoi on August 21 as part of the Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2018 underway in the country.
The Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance (VSEA) and the Climate Change Working Group (CCWG) kicked off the Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2018 in Hanoi on August 21.