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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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Laos to sell Vietnam its wind power

Japanese trading conglomerate Mitsubishi Corp. will develop a massive onshore wind farm in Laos that will supply electricity to Vietnam. The facility will have power generation capacity of 600 megawatts, making it one of the largest onshore wind farms in Southeast Asia. The price tag is expected to run in the hundreds of millions of dollars. … Continue reading Laos to sell Vietnam its wind power

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GE Renewable Energy wins one of the Largest Onshore Wind Contracts in South-east Asia

Contract signed with BIM Wind JSC, a joint venture company between Philippines AC Energy and Vietnam BIM Energy Holding for an 88 MW wind farm Selection of the GE Cypress turbine, GE’s largest onshore wind turbine Wind farm expected to be commissioned by the end of third quarter of 2021 Order includes a 15-year full-service … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy wins one of the Largest Onshore Wind Contracts in South-east Asia

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ADB signs $116m green loan to develop 144 MW wind power in Vietnam

The loan forms part of a $173 million green loan project financing package arranged and syndicated by ADB as mandated lead arranger and bookrunner.  The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $116 million green loan with Lien Lap Wind Power Joint Stock Company (Lien Lap), Phong Huy Wind Power Joint Stock Company (Phong Huy), and … Continue reading ADB signs $116m green loan to develop 144 MW wind power in Vietnam

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Vietnam wind power sector attractive to investors

With an increasing demand for electricity in Vietnam, the wind power construction sector has flourished, with local and foreign firms getting in on the action. A top executive at Coteccons, one of the biggest realty firms in the country, told media the firm may invest in wind power construction due to the opportunities on offer. … Continue reading Vietnam wind power sector attractive to investors

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Vietnam’s largest wind power plant goes into operation

Trung Nam, Vietnam’s largest wind farm, officially came into operation in Loi Hai and Bac Phong Communes, Thuan Bac District of South-Central Ninh Thuan Province. This Trungnam group project, combined with a 204 megawatt (MW) solar power plant, forms a unique complex of solar and wind energy farms in the nation and in Southeast Asia. … Continue reading Vietnam’s largest wind power plant goes into operation

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Vietnam plans to double wind power generation by 2030

A power development plan published by Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) foresees a doubling of wind energy production by 2030 and a tripling of renewable energy production between 2030 and 2045. The national power development plan VIII (PDPVIII) contains plans to increase wind energy production from 600MW in 2020 to over 11 gigawatts … Continue reading Vietnam plans to double wind power generation by 2030

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GE Renewable Energy secures a second wind farm project in Binh Thuan province, Vietnam

Wind farm includes supply and installation of eight units of its 3.8 MW-137 wind turbines.Thuan Nhien Phong (TNP) is GE’s second wind farm contract in Binh Thuan Province, Vietnam.The 30 MW wind farm can power the equivalent of 45,000 households in Vietnam. GE Renewable Energy announced that it has been awarded a contract by Vietnam … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy secures a second wind farm project in Binh Thuan province, Vietnam

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Experts suggest raising proportion of offshore wind power in Vietnam

Vietnam needs to increase the proportion of wind power, especially offshore wind power, in the total power capacity targeted in the National Power Development Plan for 2021-2030 with a vision to 2045 (Power Development Plan VIII), so as to attract more foreign investors in the field, according to businesses and experts. Vietnam needs to increase … Continue reading Experts suggest raising proportion of offshore wind power in Vietnam

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GE Renewable Energy awarded Vietnamese wind farm contract

GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has been awarded a contract by Ocean Renewable Energy Joint Stock Company to supply a total of 15 of GE’s 4 MW-137 wind turbines to support construction of the Cau Dat Wind Farm, the first wind farm in Lâm Ðông province in Vietnam. The contract also provides a … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy awarded Vietnamese wind farm contract

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New wind energy project in Vietnam

The La Gan offshore wind power project in Binh Thuan province of Central Vietnam will supply electricity to more than seven million households each year, once the installation of a system with 3.5 gigawatts (GW) of capacity is completed. It is the construction of the wind power plant promoted by the Danish group Copenhagen Infrastructure … Continue reading New wind energy project in Vietnam

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22 wind power projects are set to be put into operation in Quang Tri by year end

As many as 22 wind power projects with a combined capacity of 907 MW are set to be put into operation in the central province of Quang Tri by year end. To meet the deadline, the locality has urged project investors to speed up the construction, while pushing ahead with the maintenance of National Highway … Continue reading 22 wind power projects are set to be put into operation in Quang Tri by year end

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Vietnamese Quang Tri Province Approves Wind Power Projects

The Chairman of the People’s Committee of the Central Vietnamese province of Quang Tri, Vo Van Hung, signed the approval today to invest in three wind power projects with a total capital of almost 251 million dollars. Those wind power plants include Phong Nguyen, Phong Huy and Lien Lap, which comprise 12 wind turbines with … Continue reading Vietnamese Quang Tri Province Approves Wind Power Projects

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Siemens Gamesa wins its largest onshore wind farm order in Vietnam

Siemens Gamesa will supply 29 wind turbines of its Siemens Gamesa 4.X platform in the 145 meters rotor diameter variant to new local independent power producer Hanbaram Wind Power. The 117 MW project reinforces Siemens Gamesa as a frontrunner in Vietnam’s fast-growing renewable energy market. The wind farm will generate enough electricity for close to … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa wins its largest onshore wind farm order in Vietnam

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