Ministry mulls direct power sale

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is considering allowing companies that use a lot of power to buy electricity directly from power plants.

EVN ready to meet increased power demand in 2019

EVN ready to meet increased power demand in 2019

The national power utility EVN has stated that it will get ready to provide sufficient power in order to meet a likely higher demand in 2019.

Competitive electricity wholesale market to open in 2019

Competitive electricity wholesale market to open in 2019

The competitive electricity wholesale market in Vietnam is expected to begin official operations this coming January following a year-long pilot program, opening the field to additional business in...

EVN SPC empowers rural southern areas

EVN SPC empowers rural southern areas

The Southern Power Corporation (EVN SPC) has made greater efforts to light up rural southern areas, investing several trillion Vietnamese dong in rural power systems in 21 provinces and cities in the...

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Vietnam's electricity wholesale market to open next year

The competitive electricity wholesale market will be fully operational starting in 2019 following a successful year-long pilot period.

Competitive power market to resume operation on November 1

Competitive power market to resume operation on November 1

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has decided to resume the operation of the competitive electricity generation market (CGM) on November 1 after a one-month suspension.

High-quality manpower needed for electricity market

High-quality manpower needed for electricity market

A large number of high-quality personnel will be needed to meet the growing demand of the competitive generation market and the competitive wholesale electricity market in the time ahead, according...

Retail power market eyes competitive future

Retail power market eyes competitive future

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc last month issued Decision No 168/QĐ-TTg approving a five-year (2016-20) restructuring plan for the electricity sector. Đinh Quang Tri, deputy general director of Electricity...

Power market regulations to be ready by 2017

Power market regulations to be ready by 2017

Working on regulations to oversee the competitive power wholesale market are to be completed by June 2017.

Government to issue power market rules

Government to issue power market rules

A law on the competitive power wholesale market of Vietnam will be promulgated in the second quarter of 2017.

Electricity and power market monitoring centre launched

Electricity and power market monitoring centre launched

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai cut a ribbon at the National Electricity Moderation Centre (A0) on January 6 to inaugurate a new centre for monitoring and operating the power system and marke...

Electricity firms urged to enhance competitive market

Electricity firms urged to enhance competitive market

The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Corporation (TKV) should work harder towards a competitive power generation...

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Việt Nam is now the leader in Southeast Asia’s solar photovoltaic (PV) market with the largest installed...

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EVN restructures the dependent accounting units

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New power line opened in Kon Tum

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MoIT concerned over potential electricity shortages

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Minister of Industry and Trade Trần Tuấn Anh sounded the alarm about the high risk of power shortages...

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Bình Thuận inaugurates Vĩnh Tân 4 thermal power plant

Cập nhật 23/09/2019

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