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In Vietnam, climate arrests spark calls to halt energy transition deal

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A multi-billion dollar climate deal to help Vietnam shift from coal to clean energy should be put on hold until the government stops a crackdown on environmentalists that threatens efforts to support communities hit by the transition, activists said.

Calls to clarify Vietnam’s FIT issuance amid fairness concerns

Vietnam’s energy sector, in spite of attracting substantial investment interest in recent years, is encountering various challenges, notably in ensuring energy security and efficient management of resources, a session of the National Assembly heard on October 12.

Oil, gas and energy cooperation important pillar of Vietnam-Russia ties: legislators

Vietnam’s National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and Chairman of Russia’s State Duma Vyacheslav Victorovich Volodin agreed that oil, gas and energy cooperation is an important pillar of the countries’ comprehensive strategic partnership.

Power shortage looms until 2050: lawmakers

With the construction of many large power plants stalling or slowing and the dependence on imports for energy increasing, electricity shortages are possible until 2050, lawmakers fear.

Vietnam’s VinFast electric taxis to hit Cambodia roads

VinFast, an electric vehicle (EV) and taxi company launched by Vietnam’s richest man earlier this year, is set to hit Cambodian roads. According to various reports, the company has chosen Cambodia and Laos to be the first overseas markets as part of its grand Southeast Asia expansion plans.

Vietnam seeks UK support in energy transition

HANOI: The Just Energy Transition Partnership is offering significant opportunities for Vietnam to secure external financial support to achieve its ambitious climate objectives, including funds from the United Kingdom for green transition and sustainable development.

Việt Nam has the opportunity to welcome strong transaction flows in renewable energy

The Mckinsey commented that Việt Nam’s renewable energy development rate could increase exponentially to attract manufacturers and ensure energy security.

JERA’s Decarbonization Roadmap: Paving The Way For Clean Energy In Vietnam

In a significant move towards decarbonization, JERA Co., Inc. has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Vietnam Electricity (EVN) to jointly establish a roadmap for decarbonization in Vietnam’s power sector.

EVN begins $45M line construction to import electricity from Laos

National utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN) will spend VND1.1 trillion ($45.26 million) to connect a power plant in Laos with Vietnam’s grid to import electricity.

Putting renewable energy within reach: Vietnam’s high-stakes pivot

Vietnam’s long-awaited Power Development Plan VIII (PDP8) has recently been approved, setting ambitious renewable-energy goals for 2030—similar to the recommendations for Vietnam to embrace renewables set out in our 2019 article, “Exploring an alternative pathway for Vietnam’s energy future.” These goals are focused on boosting renewable energy while reducing the country’s reliance on coal. This presents […]