US willing to help PH transition to renewables: Sherman
The United States is ready to support the Philippines in its shift to renewable energy, a ranking State Department official said Thursday. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman acknowledged that governments across the world, including the Philippines, are trying to transition to renewables.
Vietnam Energy Efficiency Building Week 2021 kicks off
Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Energy Efficiency Building Week VEEBW 2021 (VEEBW 2021) hosted by the Vietnam Energy Efficiency Network (EEN-Vietnam) opened in Hanoi on November 3.
Vietnam Green Building Week to take place in December
The Vietnam Green Building Week 2020 will be held at InterContinental Hanoi Landmark 72 in Hanoi’s Nam Tu Liem district by the Ministry of Construction in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) from December 9-11.
Vietnam provided with US$86.3 million to boost energy efficiency investments
NDO – The World Bank, acting on behalf of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), has signed a US$11.3 million grant with the State Bank of Vietnam to support the development of a commercial financing market for industrial energy efficiency investments.
Vietnam steps up investment in energy saving across industries
Vietnam has a huge potential to save energy, especially from industries. The Ministry of Industry and Trade and relevant ministries and agencies have implemented several measures and expanded cooperation with international organizations, to save energy across industries.
Vietnam’s EV maker VinFast’s IPO may be delayed till next year – report
Vietnam-based electric vehicle maker VinFast may see its initial public offering in the US delayed till next year due to market uncertainty, Reuters reported, quoting its parent company Vingroup chairman.
Vietnam’s Energy Efficiency Project: Credit Guarantee for Energy Saving Businesses
The Vietnam Scaling Up Energy Efficiency Project (VSUEE) was approved to improve energy efficiency across Vietnam’s industrial sectors. Recently, the project announced a 50 percent credit guarantee for industrial enterprises (IEs) and energy service companies (ESCOs) involved in energy-efficiency sub-projects. Vietnam Briefing explores the project’s highlights and how enterprises can benefit.
VN saves nearly 500,000 kWh during Earth Hour
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam saved 492,000kWh of electricity, equivalent to VNĐ917 million (US$39,700), for one hour on Saturday night, according to the National Power Dispatch Centre. During Earth Hour, people across the country switched off unnecessary electrical devices from 8.30-9.30pm. This year’s figure represented a slight rise against the 485,000kWh of electricity saved during […]
What is Vietnam’s Mining Capacity for EV Batteries?
Vietnam has an abundance of high-quality nickel reserves that, in recent years, have become increasingly attractive to international mining companies. The electric vehicle explosion has engendered soaring demand for raw materials, such as nickel, which is a key component in the lithium-ion batteries that power electric motors. Now, with the combined plans of Australian mining […]
When Keeping Cool, Socioeconomic Status Matters
AsianScientist (Jan. 2, 2018) – Singapore households from different socioeconomic groups vary significantly in their use of water and electricity for heat relief, according to a study by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS). They published their findings in the journal Nature Communications. In Southeast Asia, climate models project annual temperature to increase […]