Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung (R) receives German Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam Bjorn Koslowski in Hanoi on August 28 (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam welcomes German investment in renewable energy: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 28 for German Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam Bjorn Koslowski and some businesses from Germany who came to explore investment opportunities in renewable energy.
A wind energy project in Ninh Thuan Province (Photo: H.H )

Renewable energy should be developed to tackle power shortage: Deputy Minister

In a talk with Sai Gon Giai Phong reporter, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong about intensification of power plant projects and prevention of power outage, Mr. Vuong said more incentives for solar power projects should be given especially in the South to reduce power outage pressure.
Electrical workers operate a substation to supply power for households. (Photo: SGGP)

Power supply excessive, power grids insufficient

Rapid development of solar power plants has led to overloading on the transmission lines and electrical substations from 110kV to 500 kV in Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan provinces. Meanwhile, overhead power line projects to transmit power generated by solar power plants have faced several difficulties, especially obstacles in site clearance.
Workers install solar panels on the roof of a building. (Photo: SGGP)

City promotes development of solar power

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has recently promulgated an energy saving program to encourage the development of renewable energy, of which solar energy will be given the priority.
Renewable energy development rate in HCMC accounts 0.99 percent

Renewable energy development rate in HCMC accounts 0.99 percent

The Ho Chi Minh City has set a target to develop renewable energy of 1.74 percent of the city’s total renewable energy consumption in the period of 2016 -2020, said the HCMC department of natural resources and environment.
The international conference of renewable energy. (Photo petrotimes)

Renewable energy in Vietnam has great potential yet poor exploitation

The renewable energy in Vietnam possesses great potential, yet exploiting it still quite poor, according to professionals in the international conference ‘Integrating aquaculture and renewable energy system, a driving force for renewable energy development in Vietnam’ held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 11.