Understanding the implementation of new amendments to electricity law

Published on BTimes, November 15th, 2013 The Government issued Decree 137/2013/ND-CP implementing the Law on Electricity on 21 October 2013. The Decree provides a master plan for investment in electricity development, electricity purchase and sale, electricity prices, electricity operating licences and State administration of electricity activities and electricity use. Master plan on electricity development The … Continue reading

Electricity output increases 10% YoY in Jan-Aug

By StoxPlus, September 5th, 2013 Total commercial electricity output was estimated to reach 76 billion kWh in the first eight months of this year, increasing 9.64% from a year ago, the Vietnam Electricity (EVN) announced. In which, the domestic commercial electricity output rose by 9.53%. Vietnam saved total of 1.7 billion kWh in the first … Continue reading

Vietnam To Increase Power Prices By End Of 2013: EVN

By StoxPlus, August 6th, 2013 Vietnam will not adjust up electricity from now to end of 2013, the VOV News reported, citing Dinh Quang Tri, Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) as saying. On July 1, 2013, Vietnam raised retailed electricity prices by 5%.  Accordingly, the retailed electricity prices will be added … Continue reading

Myanmar’s Energy Sector Must Develop Rapidly To Keep Up With Its Economic Growth

By IBTimes, July 9th, 2013 Myanmar’s newly open economy may have earned the country the status of the next global investment darling, but one hurdle stands in the way of Myanmar’s growth: its lack of stable energy. Electricity is only available to 25 percent of the country’s population currently. If foreign investors like Telenor and … Continue reading