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Powering Vietnam’s net zero pathway through Vietnam Wind Power 2021

Organised by Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Informa Markets, Vietnam Wind Power (VWP) is the official wind industry event held in Vietnam since 2018. Following Vietnam’s recent pledge on reaching net zero by 2050 at COP26, Vietnam Wind Power 2021 will be the first post-COP wind conference in Vietnam that will discuss the way … Continue reading Powering Vietnam’s net zero pathway through Vietnam Wind Power 2021

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Vietnam targets 75 pct energy from renewables by 2045

Vietnam plans to have renewables account for 75 percent of national power production capacity and 70 percent of actual production by 2045 under its COP 26 commitments. The targets have been set as part of the country’s transition to clean energy after PM Pham Minh Chinh committed to reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 at the … Continue reading Vietnam targets 75 pct energy from renewables by 2045

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Vietnam eyes 4 GW offshore wind power capacity by 2030

Vietnam will increase offshore wind power capacity to 4 GW from 1 GW and onshore wind energy capacity to nearly 17.34 GW from about 1.26 GW by 2030, according to the latest draft of the National Power Development Plan VIII. The success of onshore wind farm projects can be viewed as a start for the … Continue reading Vietnam eyes 4 GW offshore wind power capacity by 2030

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Norway to partner with Vietnam to “awaken” offshore wind power potential

Norwegian Ambassador to Vietnam Grete Løchen and Commercial Counsellor Arne-Kjetil Lian recently have handed over the ‘Vietnam Supply Chain Study Report’ to Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien. The 70-page report provides an overview of the entire supply chain for Vietnam’s offshore wind industry, recommendations on what Vietnam can prioritise to stimulate … Continue reading Norway to partner with Vietnam to “awaken” offshore wind power potential

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Mainstream advances 1.4GW Vietnamese offshore wind energy

Mainstream Renewable Power has received approval from the provincial government of Soc Trang in Vietnam for the first 200MW phase of the Phu Cuong Soc Trang offshore wind farm. The company said it has received a Decision on Investment and an Investment Registration Certification from the provincial government. The project, once fully complete, will have … Continue reading Mainstream advances 1.4GW Vietnamese offshore wind energy

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Vietnam’s policy on wind power

The wind power industry has been heavily affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, and many countries have been taking measures to help the industry overcome difficulties.  However, wind power projects in Vietnam have nearly reached a dead end. The supply chain of the UK wind power industry has faced huge challenges from lockdown measures due to … Continue reading Vietnam’s policy on wind power

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Two wind energy projects connected in Vietnam

Two wind power projects in Dak Song district in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong, which are worth more than 2.6 trillion VND (113.52 million USD) in total, had been completed as of October 31. Accordingly, the 50MW Dak Hoa and 30MW Nam Binh wind farm projects, costing over 1.6 trillion VND and over … Continue reading Two wind energy projects connected in Vietnam

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Forty-two new wind power plans put into commercial operations in Vietnam

Forty-two out of 106 wind power plans registering for commercial operation received Commercial Operation Date (COD) acceptance as of October 29, according to the Electricity of Vietnam.According to the EVN, the 42 plans have total capacity of over 2,131 MW. It said that the 106 wind power plants have a total capacity of 5,621.50 MW. … Continue reading Forty-two new wind power plans put into commercial operations in Vietnam

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Vietnam’s offshore wind power has technical potential of about 160 GW

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has been implementing big wind power projects, including ThangLong Wind in the south-central province of Binh Thuan with a capacity of up to 3,400 MW and total investment amounting to US$11.9 billion.These projects are expected to contribute to ensuring energy security and protecting the environment, and mark steps forward … Continue reading Vietnam’s offshore wind power has technical potential of about 160 GW

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USD 6.7 billion in wind power investment in Vietnam at risk without COVID-19 relief

Wind energy in Vietnam is on the cusp of growth, as projects are rushing to complete ahead of the expiry of the Feed-in Tariff (“FiT”) on 1 November 2021. But COVID-19 has caused significant delays for wind project construction, due to supply chain bottlenecks, limited worker mobility and other issues. Due to COVID-19 impacts, 4,000MW … Continue reading USD 6.7 billion in wind power investment in Vietnam at risk without COVID-19 relief

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Ørsted and T&T sign MoU on strategic collaboration for offshore wind projects in Vietnam

The collaboration between Ørsted and T&T brings together a multi-GW pipeline of greenfield offshore wind projects located off the coasts of the Binh Thuan and Ninh Thuan provinces. Mrs. Nguyen Thi Thanh Binh, Deputy General Director of T&T Group and Mr. Martin Neubert, COO & Deputy Group CEO of Ørsted, signed the Memorandum of Understanding … Continue reading Ørsted and T&T sign MoU on strategic collaboration for offshore wind projects in Vietnam

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Three more wind power plants with 48.8MW began commercial operation in Vietnam

Three more wind power plants with a combined capacity of 48.8MW began commercial operation in August, according to the Vietnam Electricity (EVN). Specifically, they are the second phase of Hoa Binh Wind Power Plant with a capacity of 15.2MW, Ninh Thuan Wind Power Plant No.5 (21MW), and 7A Wind Power Plant (12.6MW). As of the … Continue reading Three more wind power plants with 48.8MW began commercial operation in Vietnam

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Vietnam aims for 21GW of offshore wind power by 2045

Vietnam has set a goal of reaching 30 gigawatts (GW) to 50GW of offshore wind power generating capacity by 2030 and 21GW by 2045. It will establish an offshore wind power purchase mechanism to stimulate the market in a bid to overcome a lack of regulation and technical standards for the production, installation, operation, and … Continue reading Vietnam aims for 21GW of offshore wind power by 2045

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Vietnam targets 21,000 MW of offshore wind power by 2045

Vietnam is striving to produce about 3,000 – 5,000 MW of offshore wind power by 2030 and 21,000 MW by 2045. Addressing a webinar on August 18, Chairman of the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) Phan Xuan Dung said the country will benefit from the development of offshore wind power, whose cost … Continue reading Vietnam targets 21,000 MW of offshore wind power by 2045

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Over 100 wind power plants register to supply electricity to Vietnam

A total of 106 wind power plants nationwide with a combined capacity of more than 5,655 MW have registered to conduct commercial operations and join the national grid, according to Vietnam Electricity (EVN). Based on the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s circular on regulations on the development of wind power projects, If the plants want … Continue reading Over 100 wind power plants register to supply electricity to Vietnam

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Iberdrola ramps up investment in Asia Pacific renewables, acquiring Sowitec Vietnam’s 550 MW green pipeline

The Vietnamese company owns six renewable projects under development: five onshore wind farms and one floating photovoltaic project Vietnam plans to install more than 20,000 MW of renewable energy by 2030  Iberdrola already has growth strategies in markets such as Australia, Japan and Korea Iberdrola is continuing its growth in Asian Pacific renewable energy markets, … Continue reading Iberdrola ramps up investment in Asia Pacific renewables, acquiring Sowitec Vietnam’s 550 MW green pipeline

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Offshore wind power in Vietnam at a crossroads

A new report by the Global Wind Energy Council, in cooperation with The Renewables Consulting Group, finds that Vietnam is facing a crucial crossroads in its energy system planning, and has the opportunity to act now to accelerate deployment of offshore wind in this decade. The first large-scale offshore wind projects are not likely to … Continue reading Offshore wind power in Vietnam at a crossroads

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Bac Lieu prioritises wind energy

The Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu has chosen renewable energy as one of its top priorities, aiming to restructure the economy towards green growth and sustainable development. To capitalise on its potential and strengths, the province has taken the initiative in proposing that the Government leave the Cai Cung coal-fired power plant complex out … Continue reading Bac Lieu prioritises wind energy

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EDPR enters Vietnam with a 28 MWac Solar PV project

The company has reached an agreement with Trina Solar to acquire the Solar PV project for a total consideration of $36m. The entry in Vietnam is within the context of EDPR Business plan 2021-25 and represents a first step towards the establishment of EDPR’s presence in Asia. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable … Continue reading EDPR enters Vietnam with a 28 MWac Solar PV project

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Mitsubishi to invest in 600 MW wind power project in Laos

Mitsubishi Corp. is planning to cooperate with Thailand’s renewable-energy developers to develop a massive onshore wind farm in Laos that will supply electricity to Vietnam, Nikkei Asia reported on June 17. The facility will have power generation capacity of 600 megawatts, making it one of the largest onshore wind farms in Southeast Asia.Total investment for … Continue reading Mitsubishi to invest in 600 MW wind power project in Laos

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