Challenges facing Việt Nam in ensuring energy security

Việt Nam needs an enormous amount of energy to feed its development, but relying on coal and hydropower is not the answer, and with new measures still at an early stage, experts are concerned about the future.

Japanese utilities buy into vast offshore wind farm in UK

Japanese utilities buy into vast offshore wind farm in UK

Two of Japan's biggest power companies will buy around 40% of a German-owned developer of offshore wind farms in the U.K., seeking to learn from Britain's lead in this sector and bring the know-how...

Organic solar cells set

Organic solar cells set 'remarkable' energy record

Chinese researchers have taken what they say is a major step forward for the development of a new generation of solar cells.

Australia

Australia's AGL Energy cashes in on soaring power prices

Underlying profit for the 12 months ended June 30 rose to A$1.02 billion ($757.8 million) from A$802 million a year ago, beating forecasts of around A$995.2 million.

Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu inaugurates world

Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu inaugurates world's first high energy storage device

The thermal battery, first-of-its-kind anywhere in the world, is a revolutionary and disruptive technology patented by Dr. Patrick Glynn in 2016 in India.

Poland

Poland's Energa sees new power trade obligation as big opportunity

Recently, Poland's energy ministry said Polish power companies would have to sell all electricity they produce except for green energy on the power exchange in order to prevent further price surges...

India to comfortably achieve 100 GW solar energy target by 2022: Government

India to comfortably achieve 100 GW solar energy target by 2022: Government

The data regarding generation of power from various renewable energy projects are consolidated by the Central Electricity Authority

India to explore China

India to explore China's participation in International Solar Alliance

ISA interim director general Upendra Tripathy agreed that China joining the inter-governmental organization would be a big positive for the 121member-nations.  

HCM City looks to encourage solar energy use, pays consumers for power

HCM City looks to encourage solar energy use, pays consumers for power

Three years after beginning a pilot programme to buy solar power at VNĐ2,000 (8.7 US cents) per kWh generated in homes and offices, HCM City has signed up 290 consumers.

Forum talks technological application in energy use

Forum talks technological application in energy use

Intensifying technological application to increase energy efficiency is one of the important solutions to challenges facing the domestic energy sector, heard a forum in Hanoi recently.

PM talks up Mekong Delta potential for gas-fired power plants

PM talks up Mekong Delta potential for gas-fired power plants

There is great potential to develop gas-fired power projects in the Mekong Delta and a number of investors are seeking opportunities to do so, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.

EVN offers support to victims of Lao dam collapse

EVN offers support to victims of Lao dam collapse

Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) on July 27 offered 1 billion VND (43,000 USD) to help Lao people overcome difficulties and stabilise their lives after the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam.

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Challenges facing Việt Nam in ensuring energy security

Cập nhật 13/08/2018

Việt Nam needs an enormous amount of energy to feed its development, but relying on coal and hydropower...

Innovation

Power group EVN to withdraw capital from five companies

Cập nhật 07/08/2018

HÀ NỘI — The country’s largest power group Việt Nam Electricity (EVN) has announced it will divest...

Investment

Ninh Thuan province has licensed 27 Solar Power Projects

Cập nhật 10/08/2018

According to the Department of Planning and Investment (DOPI) of Ninh Thuan province, up to now, this...

Business

Power usage record broken during heat wave

Cập nhật 25/06/2018

A new record for summer power consumption was made, peaking nearly 711 million kWh on June 22, according...

Production

GENCO 1’s 11-month hydropower output surpasses year’s target

Cập nhật 18/12/2017

The Generation Corporation 1 (GENCO 1) of the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) produced more than 9 billion...