Power transmission grid should be developed: insiders Business

Power transmission grid should be developed: insiders

As the country’s total power output will expand by 80,000 MW by 2030, while large sources are located far from centres, it is necessary to develop sufficient power transmission grid to ensure stable operation of the whole system, according to Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong.
Vietnam steps up clean energy development: report Business

Vietnam steps up clean energy development: report

The year 2020 marks a major turning point in the energy industry of Vietnam, with clean energy strengthening its solid position and establishing itself as a profitable sector with significant potential for development, while coal-fired thermal power no longer holding the position as a favoured energy source in the country.
Vietnam to reduce dependence on coal Business

Vietnam to reduce dependence on coal

Vietnam will reduce the total capacity of coal-fired thermal power plants from 2020 until 2030, according to the National Steering Committee for Electricity Development.
Ash and cinder should be source of materials Environment

Ash and cinder should be source of materials

Coal-fired thermal power plants in Vietnam release about 16.4 million tonnes of ash and cinder each year and are forecasted to discharge about 20.5 million tonnes by 2020, a report of the National Assembly (NA)’s Committee on Science, Technology and Environment has revealed.
AES Corp. urged to expand investment in power projects Business

AES Corp. urged to expand investment in power projects

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has hailed the US-based AES Corporation’s recent activities in Vietnam, especially the completion and successful operation of the Mong Duong II Thermal Power Plant in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh.
Prime Minister welcomes foreign investors Politics

Prime Minister welcomes foreign investors

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted receptions for Mike Spanos, CEO of the Asia, Middle East, and North Africa unit of the US-based PepsiCo, Inc.; and Sarath Ratanavadi, founder and CEO of Thailand’s Gulf Energy Development, in Hanoi on August 14.
PM asks Mekong Delta to develop smart, sustainable agriculture Politics

PM asks Mekong Delta to develop smart, sustainable agriculture

The Mekong Delta, the largest granary of Vietnam, must work for smart and sustainable agriculture with high added values, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at the end of the Conference on Sustainable and Climate-Resilient Development of the Mekong Delta held in Can Tho on September 27.