The Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2018 will take place from August 21-26, aiming to seek solutions to promote the development and use of renewable energy in the country.
The Communist Party and the Government of Vietnam have since long ago integrated green economy in their guidelines and policies, which have been turned into actions by sectors and local administrations.
Intensifying technological application to increase energy efficiency is one of the important solutions to challenges facing the domestic energy sector, heard a forum in Hanoi on July 31.
New preferential policies have encouraged both local and international firms to invest in renewable energy, according to authorities.
The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) plans to withdraw capital from the Thuan Binh Wind Power JSC in the third quarter of 2018.
Endowed with a coastline of 72 kilometres, the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang is not only suitable for developing the mining industry, aquaculture, logistics, and tourism, but also has great potential for industrial-scale wind power generation.
The Renewable Energy Development Project (REDP) has helped dozens of projects and training establishments improve investment and construction capacity and train human resources in the field of renewable energy.
The German and Denmark embassies and the German international cooperation agency co-organised a workshop on wind power development in Vietnam.
VOV.VN -Group of Seven (G7) investors will have plenty of opportunities to become strategic investors in the field of renewable energy in Vietnam, has said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
The People’s Committee of Ninh Thuan province has granted investment licences to nine solar power projects worth over VND12 trillion (US$527.4 million).
Owners of shrimp-breeding ponds pay 50-200 million VND (2,200 – 8,800 USD) for electricity per hectare per crop, accounting for 10 percent of their total cost of aquaculture production.
Global leading companies in construction and coal supply will take part in the Vietnam – Australia energy conference, scheduled for May 22 in Hanoi, said the Australian Embassy in Vietnam.
The renewable energy sector and environmental projects continue to attract foreign capital investment, with many projects substantial in size and affirmed for implementation.
Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has signed Decision 519/QD-TTg approving the proposal on a German-funded project to apply smart power network to develop renewable energy and energy efficiency in Vietnam.
Foreign investors already active in the Vietnamese power sector are looking to expand their footprints in the country to create a more stable power supply in the near future, with increased focus on renewable energy.
The list of renewable energy projects registered by foreign investors in Vietnam has been lengthened by projects from Thai and Spanish investors.
The MeKong Delta province of Bac Lieu has rejected a project to build Cai Cung thermal power plant, saying that it wants to become a national centre of renewable energy and a large producer of shrimp farming.
The central coastal province of Quang Binh is calling for domestic and foreign investment in renewable energy, especially solar and wind power.
Vietnam has seen a boom in renewable energy projects, in a bid to meet the nation’s future demands for power, after the Government scrapped plans to build a nuclear power plant in Ninh Thuan province.
VOV.VN - Quang Tri has great potential to develop wind energy projects in the near future, said Mason Wallck, managing director of Infunde Development at a meeting with the provincial People’s Committee on February 8.