First private-invested 500/220kV transmission line in Vietnam connected
Private investment is of much consideration in transmission network which has been a solely state job.
16:40, 2020/40/28
Renewables are solution to Vietnam's power thirst
Renewable energy has been developing rapidly, especially in 2019, mainly due to the impact of the government's initiatives.
10:55, 2020/55/16
Electricity demand in Vietnam forecast to grow by 9% from 2021 onwards: Fitch
Vietnam’s installed capacity is set to increase to about 70 gigawatts (GW) by end-2022 (2019: 55GW), led mainly by private players and other government-owned entities.
10:37, 2020/37/23
Vietnam gov't to consider new power development plan later this year
The trade ministry is studying the Electricity Law to make clear the scope of investment of the state and the private sector in the energy industry.
09:44, 2020/44/22
EVN’s BB rating remains steady despite tariff cut: Fitch
The trade ministry has decided to cut electricity tariffs for certain customers by 10% for the next three months to support economic activities amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
18:16, 2020/16/13
Fitch revises outlooks on Vietnam major state-run energy, electricity firms to Stable
The ratings are at the same level as the Vietnam sovereign rating.
17:01, 2020/01/26
A newly-established firm in Hanoi posts US$6.3-billion in registered capital
The company’s registered capital is higher than that of Vietnam’s largest mobile carrier Viettel.
16:29, 2020/29/10
EVN allowed to continue buying rooftop solar power
The purchase of rooftop solar power is part of efforts to boost the development of renewable energy in Vietnam amid quick energy transition.
10:24, 2020/24/06
Vietnam to buy 1.5 billion kWh of electricity per year from Laos
The contracts were signed in Hanoi during the visit by Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith.
20:18, 2019/18/29
Vietnam to stop licensing new large-scale solar projects
The stoppage of licensing of new solar farm aims to make further move in building policies on FiT scheme and to prepare for better power transmission capacity.
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