Clean and reliable nuclear energy could help Vietnam meet its growing power demand over the long term and ensure its development is not derailed, experts say.
VinBus Transport Service Co., a subsidiary of Vietnam’s largest conglomerate Vingroup, launched the nation’s first smart electric bus service in Hanoi Thursday.
Vietnam is set to cut up to 1.74 billion kilowatt-hours of renewable energy in the second half this year to deal with national grid overload.
All it will take is VND1 million ($43) per person per year for Vietnam to get its entire power supply from nuclear plants.
Despite the associated environmental problems, Vietnam cannot do without coal-fired power plants for another 15 years at least, experts say.
Vietnam’s largest conglomerate Vingroup said on Friday its car unit was in early stage talks with Taiwan’s Foxconn about working together and that any partnership formed would focus on developing batteries and electric car parts.
The 35 megawatt Hau Giang Solar Power Plant began operating Friday in the eponymous province, becoming the first of its kind in the locality.
Automaker VinFast has signed a memorandum of understanding on strategic cooperation with Taiwan’s ProLogium Technology Co.. Ltd. on production of batteries for electric cars in Vietnam.
Vietnam will need $320.6 billion investment capital for the development of its power network between now and 2045, according to a draft power development plan released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
As elsewhere, Vietnam’s increasing reliance on energy imports has driven its green energy push.
Vietnam plans to import more electricity from Laos to address its projected energy shortages, Lao local media reported.
The development process for ground-mounted utility scale solar projects in Vietnam is laborious, time-consuming, expensive and still largely difficult to navigate for foreign developers without entering a strategic partnership, in whatever form, with a local Vietnamese counterpart.
Ho Chi Minh City-based construction company Trungnam Group said its army of laborers took just 45 days to perform site clearance for a project which took shape within 102 days.
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