Solar power plants in southern Vietnam fined for unauthorized operation

Solar power plants in southern Vietnam fined for unauthorized operation

Two solar power plants in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province have been fined VND160 million ($6,700) for operating without official appraisal and acceptance.

Energy - Mon, September 26, 2022 | 4:44 pm GTM+7

Australia's Corio seeks larger offshore wind energy opportunities in Vietnam

Australia's Corio seeks larger offshore wind energy opportunities in Vietnam

Corio Generation, an offshore wind energy branch of Australia’s Macquarie's Green Investment Group, wants to make larger inroads into Vietnam via cooperation with state-run Petrovietnam.

Energy - Mon, September 26, 2022 | 3:04 pm GTM+7

Vietnam solar energy costs 'lowest' in Southeast Asia

Vietnam solar energy costs 'lowest' in Southeast Asia

Vietnam has the lowest “levelized” cost of solar energy in Southeast Asia, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) says in its latest major energy-transition publication.

Energy - Mon, September 26, 2022 | 9:58 am GTM+7

EVN responsible for price talks with renewables projects missing FiT deadline: regulators

EVN responsible for price talks with renewables projects missing FiT deadline: regulators

Vietnam Electricity (EVN) is responsible for negotiating prices and outputs with wind and solar power developers that have failed to meet the country’s feed-in-tariff deadline, says the Electricity Regulatory Authority.

Energy - Sat, September 24, 2022 | 9:05 am GTM+7

France aids Vietnam utility’s energy transition with EUR1 million grant

France aids Vietnam utility’s energy transition with EUR1 million grant

The French Development Agency (AFD) and the Electricite de France (EDF) have signed an agreement on financing Vietnam Electricity (EVN) with EUR1 million ($982,000) to facilitate the latter’s energy transition.

Energy - Fri, September 23, 2022 | 8:29 pm GTM+7

Lam Dong approves 2 wind power projects worth $186 mln

Lam Dong approves 2 wind power projects worth $186 mln

The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has approved two wind power projects with a total capacity of 40 megawatts and investment of VND4,398 billion ($185.5 million).

Energy - Fri, September 23, 2022 | 4:55 pm GTM+7

Spanish developer to operate wind power projects in SE Asia, including Vietnam

Spanish developer to operate wind power projects in SE Asia, including Vietnam

Spanish renewables developer Acciona Energia has entered into a strategic partnership with Asia’s The Blue Circle to build and operate the latter’s pipeline of projects in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.

Energy - Fri, September 23, 2022 | 4:24 pm GTM+7

No price talks for renewables projects missing FiT deadline: EVN

No price talks for renewables projects missing FiT deadline: EVN

Vietnam Electricity (EVN) says it can’t negotiate prices with wind and solar power projects that have failed to meet the country’s feed-in-tariff (FiT) deadline of November 1, 2021.

Energy - Wed, September 21, 2022 | 7:00 am GTM+7

Vietnam’s first private power transmission projects at risk of 'dying'

Vietnam’s first private power transmission projects at risk of 'dying'

The Thuan Nam 500 kV substation and 500 kV Thuan Nam-Vinh Tan transmission line in the central province of Ninh Thuan are at risk of “dying” as their investor, Trungnam Group, is facing huge financial difficulties.

Energy - Tue, September 20, 2022 | 10:26 pm GTM+7

$2.16 bln Lao wind project to sell electricity to Vietnam

$2.16 bln Lao wind project to sell electricity to Vietnam

Laos' government and energy companies expect a 1,200-megawatt wind power project will provide electricity for both domestic and export markets like Vietnam.

Energy - Mon, September 19, 2022 | 5:57 pm GTM+7

EDPR Sunseap finishes takeover of $284 mln Vietnam solar projects

EDPR Sunseap finishes takeover of $284 mln Vietnam solar projects

Singapore-headquartered clean energy provider EDPR Sunseap has concluded its $284 million acquisition of two solar power projects in Ninh Thuan province, doubling its operational capacity in Vietnam.

Energy - Mon, September 19, 2022 | 4:37 pm GTM+7

Orsted plans $5.5 bln offshore wind development in Vietnam before 2030

Orsted plans $5.5 bln offshore wind development in Vietnam before 2030

Danish power giant Orsted expects to generate two gigawatts as its initial offshore wind power in Vietnam before 2030, spending $5.5 billion and creating 25,000 jobs.

Energy - Sun, September 18, 2022 | 7:59 am GTM+7

Danish firm eyes offshore wind power projects with Vietnam utility

Danish firm eyes offshore wind power projects with Vietnam utility

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) is hoping to develop large-scale offshore wind power projects and transmission lines in partnership with Vietnam Electricity (EVN).

Energy - Fri, September 16, 2022 | 7:00 am GTM+7

Trungnam Group seeks government help as EVN cuts solar power usage

Trungnam Group seeks government help as EVN cuts solar power usage

Trungnam Group has appealed to the government for help as state-owned Vietnam Electricity (EVN) announced it would cut the utilisation rate of power produced at its largest solar farm by 40% due to the lack of a pricing mechanism.

Energy - Wed, September 14, 2022 | 4:04 pm GTM+7

$7.4 bln green hydrogen center planned in Quang Tri

$7.4 bln green hydrogen center planned in Quang Tri

Quang Tri authorities are considering the establishment of a massive VND175,600 billion ($7.46 billion) green hydrogen center that will turn the central province into a renewable energy hub.

Energy - Tue, September 13, 2022 | 11:45 am GTM+7

Hung Hai Group plans battery, hydrogen factories in Ba Ria-Vung Tau

Hung Hai Group plans battery, hydrogen factories in Ba Ria-Vung Tau

Hung Hai Group, a major Vietnamese business involving infrastructure development and renewable energy, wants to build a battery plant and hydrogen generation factory in Chau Duc district, Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.

Energy - Mon, September 12, 2022 | 3:35 pm GTM+7

Vietnam can meet fuel demand this year: ministry

Vietnam can meet fuel demand this year: ministry

Vietnam can fully meet its fuel demand for the rest of this year, with domestic sources accounting for 80% of supply, the Ministry of Industry and Trade reported.

Economy - Sun, September 11, 2022 | 2:14 pm GTM+7

Vietnam to import 8,000 MW of electricity from Laos

Vietnam to import 8,000 MW of electricity from Laos

Vietnam is set to import at least 3,000 and 5,000 megawatts of electricity from Laos in the 2020-2025 and 2025-2030 periods, respectively as per a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the two governments.

Energy - Sun, September 11, 2022 | 8:14 am GTM+7

Investors of Vietnam’s largest refinery focused on securing raw material input

Investors of Vietnam’s largest refinery focused on securing raw material input

Japan’s Idemitsu Kosan and the three other owners of Vietnam's largest refinery Nghi Son are giving priority to ensuring cash flow for the complex so as to import sufficient crude oil, an Idemitsu executive said Thursday.

Energy - Fri, September 9, 2022 | 2:48 pm GTM+7