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

Oil Sector To Focus On Refinery, Petrochemistry

By StoxPlus, August 5th, 2013 An executive from the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) has stressed the need to develop the refining and petrochemical industries to help safeguard national energy and food security. The industries are also essential to the country‚Äôs industrialisation and modernisation, Tran Thi Binh, PetroVietnam Deputy General Director said at … Continue reading

Thailand Plans To Boost Renewable Energy Output To 25% Of Total

By Bloomberg, July 17th, 2013 Thailand plans to increase production of electricity from renewable sources to 25 % of total output over the next 10 years to reduce imports and boost energy security, the Ministry of Energy said. Power generation from renewables will jump by 51 % to 13,927 megawatts by 2021, from a current … Continue reading