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

Another Wind Power Project For Ninh Thuan

By Vietnamnet, July 7th, 2013 The south-central coastal province of Ninh Thuan has given approval in principle for Vietnam Electricity Investment and Construction Joint Stock Company (EVNIC) to deploy a wind power project using Russian technology with total designed capacity of 40.5 MW, Pham Hong Giang, general director of EVNIC, said. The first phase of … Continue reading

In Vietnam, Power Appetite Outruns Availability

Published: 14/08/2012 at 02:58 PM Newspaper section: Asia focus Energy sources around the world are being depleted while demand is increasing, a simple and sobering fact for developing countries that face crises in the near future if they cannot secure their energy supplies. In Vietnam, power shortages and cuts have been an obsession of people and businesses since … Continue reading

Officials Affirm Nuclear Plant’s Safety

Vietnam will rely on the latest technological advances to ensure that its first nuclear power plant meets the highest possible safety standards, said Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Le Dinh Tien. Nuclear safety council convenes first session. Tien made the affirmation at a conference in Hanoi to improve communications about nuclear power on August … Continue reading

TEPCO Withdraws From Vietnam Nuclear Project – TUOITRENEWS

TUOITRENEWS Updated : Sat, June 30, 2012,11:02 AM (GMT+0700) Photo: Reuters Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), the operator of Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, has recently announced to pull back from the nuclear power plant in Vietnam to focus on overhauling its tsunami-crippled Fukushima after the atomic disaster in March 2011. Pham Minh Tuan, head … Continue reading

Ninh Thuan KOs Slow Wind Power Project

Ninh Thuan has revoked the investment certificate of Cong Hai wind power plant invested by Canada’s Greta Energy Inc due to slow implementation, Dau Tu reports. With a designed capacity of 66 MW, the wind turbine factory covering 310 hectares was said to require a total investment capital of VND1.19 trillion.

Russia to lend Vietnam $10b to build nuclear power plant

VnEconomy February 14, 2012 Sergey A. Boyarkin – deputy general director of Rosatom Group – direct partner to build Ninh Thuan 1 nuclear power plant said that Russia will give Vietnam $10 billion loan with preferential interest rates to build Ninh Thuan 1 nuclear power plant.

Restoring trust in nuclear energy

by Thu Huong HA NOI — International experts have called on governments to restore public trust in nuclear energy because nuclear power will be a critical source of energy in the future, particularly for emerging Asian economies such as Viet Nam.

EVN to borrow over US$3 billion for power projects

The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) will borrow more than US$2 billion from ODA sources and US$1 billion in commercial loans for its major power projects in 2012. The group plans to sign with the World Bank a US$378.9 million loan, aUS$330 million loan for improving the efficiency of the distribution network and a US$200 million … Continue reading

Ninh Thuan 1 nuclear power plant gets consultancy

November 22, 2011 Russia backs Vietnam’s plans to develop nuclear power for peaceful purposes, affirms First Deputy Prime Minister Shuvalov. Mr Shuvalov made the statement at a meeting of the Co-chair of the Vietnam-Russia Intergovernmental Committee for Economic, Trade, Scientific and Technological Cooperation held in Hanoi on November 21.