Int’l giants interested in power projects in Vietnam

Published on The Saigon Times Daily, October 8th, 2013 Many giant foreign companies such as Semcorp, Samsung and Sumimoto are showing strong interest in electricity projects in the country. Samsung Group, for instance, in late September clinched a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Planning and Investment, to develop infrastructure projects, with a … Continue reading

Will Samsung find its opportunities in power sector in Vietnam?

By Vietnamnet, September 19th, 2013 Samsung moves ahead with its plan to develop power projects in Vietnam. However, it’s still unclear if it can succeed in the energy sector, once the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) remains the only wholesale buyer. Samsung eyeing Vietnamese power sector According to Nguyen Khac Tho, Deputy General Director of the … Continue reading

Developing Wind Power In Vietnam

By VOV, July 15th, 2013 Vietnam possesses considerable potential for the development of wind power, an energy sector which has generated strong interest from domestic and foreign investors. However, to fully exploit this endless source of energy, besides support policies, investors will feel more at ease if there are complete pricing and trading mechanisms. According … Continue reading

Wind Power Plants in Binh Thuan Still Awaiting Capital

VietNamNet Bridge – Sixteen wind power projects are expected to be developed in the central province of Binh Thuan, where there is a profuse wind source and favorable conditions for wind power plant development. However, the projects remain on paper, because they are still awaiting capital. Scientists have affirmed that Binh Thuan is an ideal place … Continue reading

Failure to Plug Into New Power Sources | Jan 07, 2013 15:50 pm Although the landmark 2,400 megawatt Son La hydropower plant was plugged into the national power grid not long ago, the potential for electricity shortages still loom across Vietnam. New energy sources, including wind power, are expected to help meet the growing demand. Dinh The Phuc, deputy chief of the … Continue reading

Wind-Energy Farms May Get Government’s Priority

Wind farms that offer economic efficiency and plan to connect with the national grid could be given priority status by the Government as it seeks to modernize the nation’s energy supply. The Ministry of Industry and Trade has issued circular No 32/2012/TT-BCT on Wind Energy Projects and a template Contract on buying and selling for … Continue reading

Vietnam “Wind Power Capital” Unattractive to Investors

TUOITRENEWS  Updated : Sat, November 24, 2012,10:56 AM (GMT+0700) Wind power turbines are seen at the south central province of Binh Thuan. Photo: Tuoi Tre Considered the country’s “capital of wind power” with as many as 20 wind power projects planned for development until 2020, yet the south central province of Binh Thuan is not likely … Continue reading

Vietnam Embraces Wind Power

HA NOI (VNS)— As an experienced country in wind power development, Denmark was willing to share knowledge and technology with Viet Nam and help tap the country’s huge potential for this form of renewable energy, said Danish Minister of Climate, Energy and Building Martin Lidegaard.Speaking at a partnership seminar between the two countries yesterday, he … Continue reading

New Turbine in Bac Lieu’s Wind-power Project Ready for Generation

BAC LIEU – (VNS) The 10th turbine in southern Bac Lieu Province’s sea wind-power project was installed successfully two days ago, completing the first phase of the project.The turbine is made of titan steel, weighs nearly 210 tones, and measures 80 meters in height and 4 meters in diameter. These turbines were provided by the … Continue reading

Winds of Change Need to Push Wind Power Sector

| | Oct 02, 2012 10:24 am German Industry and Commerce Vietnam analysts say German companies have a big appetite for wind energy projects in Vietnam, but there must be more transparent investment policies before German firms muscle-up in this field in Vietnam. Vietnam has great potential for renewable sources throughout the country. The … Continue reading