Showing 8451-8460 of 8910 results

Vietnam power sector’s LNG demand set to soar

Demand for LNG from Vietnam’s power sector is set to reach 8.5mn t/yr by 2030, the country’s industry ministry said today.

Vietnam prioritises renewable energy development: Deputy Minister

Hung was speaking at an international conference themed “Vietnam: Towards a Low Carbon Energy Future Conference”, co-hosted by the British Embassy in Vietnam and Vietnam Energy Association (VEA) in Hanoi on March 12. According to Hung, projections indicate that, by 2030, Vietnam’s economy will continue to grow at a high level from 6.5-7.5% per year […]

Vietnam proposes developing nuclear power on small scale

The Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has proposed developing nuclear energy on a small scale post 2030 in its latest version of the draft Vietnam Power Development Plan from 2021–2030 (PDP8) with a vision towards 2045.

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 province buckets coal-fired power drive

Leaders of central Thua Thien-Hue Province affirmed thermal power was not part of its industrial development outlook. To accommodate the province’s “green-clean-sustainable” initiative, Thailand’s Banpu Corp had proposed to convert related thermal power research to wind power, Phan Thien Dinh, the province’s vice chairman, said Wednesday. In 2016, local authorities had signed a memorandum on […]

Vietnam pushes for energy restructuring: official

Vietnam is determined to restructure its energy sector, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Dang Hoang An at the 4th High-Level Meeting of the Vietnam Energy Partnership Group (VEPG) held in Hanoi on January 24.

Vietnam raises contributions to global effort to respond to climate change

Hanoi (VNA) – The Prime Minister on July 24, 2020 approved Vietnam’s updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). Accordingly, by 2030 Vietnam will reduce 9 percent of its total greenhouse gas emissions compared to the Business-As-Usual Scenario (BAU), equivalent to 83.9 million tons of CO2eq, using its domestic resources. Vietnam’s contribution can be increased up to 27 percent (equivalent to 250.8 million tons […]

Vietnam ranks 28th globally in green building construction

With over 250 LEED-certified buildings constructed in the last decade, Vietnam is increasingly demonstrating the relevance of “green” aspect in construction. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most widely used green rating system in the world, and is administered by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Vietnam ranks low in clean energy adoption

In the bottom half of a global, clean energy transition ranking, Vietnam languishes far behind many of its neighbors. Vietnam placed 65th out of 115 economies in 2020 Energy Transition Index, released by World Economic Forum (WEF), down nine spots from last year to continue lagging behind many other Southeast Asian countries.

Vietnam refinery fails to tap oil boom over boardroom discord

TOKYO/HANOI — Vietnam’s leading refinery appears to have missed out on a golden opportunity, slashing output during a global oil rally because of a lack of coordination among the project’s stakeholders.