The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is considering new models to calculate electricity prices, including one that would eliminate its current step pricing, which industry experts have called outdated and deeply unpopular among consumers.
Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has announced that nearly 20,000 rooftop solar power projects with a combined capacity of 541.66 MWp were installed nationwide in the past seven months.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) held a national conference in Nha Trang city in south-central Khanh Hoa province on July 24 to discuss the implementation of the National Energy Efficiency Programme in 2019-2020 (VNEEP3).
Many private enterprises said they want to invest in building renewable energy infrastructure, but Vietnam still lacks mechanisms to encourage private enterprises to participate in this activity.
The Vietnam Electricity (EVN) plans to get connected with banks and other organisations by the end of August to allow customers to pay electricity bills through QR-code from September this year.
The Government has officially decided to approve a new feed-in-tariff mechanism to encourage development of solar power in Vietnam.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has called for no increases in the electricity price until the end of the second quarter at the earliest to support businesses amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Regulatory overlapping was the biggest problem at State-owned enterprises (SOEs) since they were handed over to the Commission for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises, officials have said.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed a new retail electricity tariff which is divided into five rates instead of six. In this option, 98.2 percent of households in the country would see no increase or even lower power bills.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed a new feed-in tariff 32% lower than the earlier incentive rate.
The Vietnam Report JSC and VietNamNet newspaper announced the top 500 largest enterprises in Vietnam (VNR500) in 2019 at a ceremony in Hanoi on January 9.
The national irrigation department has reported a staggeringly low level of water reserves in northern and central regions, signalling the threat of a severe drought in 2020.
The primary task of Vietnam Electricity (EVN) is to ensure adequate supply of electricity for socio-economic development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
Vietnam Electricity (EVN) should stick to its tiered pricing model, said researchers in a conference on this week in Hanoi.
State-owned-enterprises (SoEs) are largely unprepared for the demands of the digital age despite pressing demand for change in the sector, a researcher has said.
Vietnam Electricity (EVN) said on October 30 that it has signed a credit agreement for a solar power plant project with the French Development Agency (AFD).
The Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has conducted a series of project to connect island districts and communes with the national power grid with total investment of over 7.5 trillion VND (322.5 million USD).
The Hoa Binh hydro power plant expansion project is expected to start in the second quarter of 2020 and be completed in 2023, according to Vietnam Electricity (EVN).
Vietnam Electricity's (EVN) long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating stands at 'BB' with a positive outlook, according to Fitch Ratings.
Vietnam's total rooftop solar power capacity is expected to reach around 2,000 MW by the end of 2020, according to Vietnam Electricity (EVN).