Vietnam could achieve two goals at once by pursuing advanced clean energy technology and solidifying its claims in the South China Sea.
Government aims for 50% of houses and offices to have PV panels by 2030
Group of Seven (G7) members offered Vietnam more than $300 million in grants to support plans to reduce coal use, documents seen by Reuters show, accounting for 2% of a financial package made up mostly of costly loans that Hanoi…
NGO leaders and technical experts who helped secure western aid for official shift to clean energy are being locked up now that they are no longer needed.
Vietnam and Russia have signed two important agreements in the field of geological exploration, and oil and gas exploitation.
Vietnam expects further years-long delays before offshore blocks being developed by U.S. major Exxon Mobil and Russia’s Gazprom will be producing gas, according to a draft government document seen by Reuters.
The U.N. human rights office has expressed concern about the arrest of a Vietnamese green energy expert, who had collaborated with U.N. and U.S. agencies, just days after President Joe Biden signed business and human rights deals with Hanoi on…
Vietnam has been making policy changes to open up the electricity industry to private investors, but still remains far from creating a competitive market.
Singapore and Vietnam have expanded their scope of bilateral economic cooperation and signed new deals on sustainable infrastructure, skills development and the exchange of innovation talent.
Vietnam has an instrumental role to play in ensuring a just, equitable response to climate change. But this cannot happen with climate leaders like Hong in jail.
Just don’t expect coal to be out of the energy mix quite yet.
Many companies in the wind power industry are suffering losses after raising capital by issuing bonds whose interest rates have surged.
The EU plans to implement the world’s first carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) from October 2023. During the transition period, the scheme will require importers to report the embedded carbon in their imported goods. From 2026, additional taxes will be levied on…
A Vietnam government partner suggested that even Hanoi is unaware of the details of the energy transition package.
Fossil fuels have driven rapid growth but the country has pledged – with global help – to be carbon neutral by 2050.
Japanese and European corporations are making major moves into the offshore wind power in Vietnam, taking advantage of the developing country’s renewable power push.
Electricity supply, made up of both domestic production and imports, is set to increase by 5.96% from last year to 284.5 billion kilowatt-hours in 2023.
While a lot of details of the Just Energy Transition Partnership remain vague, one thing is clear : China will not be involved.
Vietnam is set to follow Indonesia and South Africa with a climate financing package of at least $11 billion to shift its economy away from coal and boost the rollout of renewable energy sources.
Despite Vietnam’s solar boom and ambitious climate targets, the fast-growing economy is struggling to quit dirty energy — leaving one of the world’s biggest coal power programmes largely intact.
Vietnam has cut the utilization rate of power produced at its largest solar farm by 40% due to the lack of a pricing mechanism in place, authorities said on Tuesday, in a move that could be a blow to the…
The country is silencing those pushing the government to move faster towards clean energy. That’s a recipe for disaster.
The confluence of climate change, civil society and coal-fired plants places Vietnam’s power system at an inflection point.
Vietnam will need investment of between $8 billion and $14 billion a year through to 2030 to develop new power plants and expand its grid, its deputy industry minister said on Wednesday.
Deal to generate 51 GWh of electricity a year as companies seek alternative energy
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed that an additional 2,428 megawatts of solar power capacity be added to the national power plan to avoid legal issues with investors.