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Development of offshore wind energy in Vietnam

Vietnamese and foreign representatives discussed today during a consultation meeting organized in Hanoi, virtually and in person, the experiences to promote the potential of offshore wind energy in the country. Speaking at the meeting, Truong Duc Tri, deputy head of the General Administration of Seas and Islands of Vietnam, reported that at the 26th Conference … Continue reading Development of offshore wind energy in Vietnam

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Wind power advances in Quang Tri in Vietnam

The attraction of investments in renewable energies, in general, and wind energy, in particular, constitutes a priority policy of the Central Vietnamese province of Quang Tri, with the aim of turning this town into an energy pole in the region by 2030.The western mountainous area of ??the province is becoming the head of wind energy … Continue reading Wind power advances in Quang Tri in Vietnam

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Vestas wins 100 MW order in Vietnam

Vestas has secured a 100 MW order in Vietnam for an undisclosed project. The order covers supply, supervision of the installation, and commissioning of the wind turbines. With this project, Vestas’ total capacity of onshore wind turbines in Vietnam will surpass 1.6 GW. Located near the shorelines of the Mekong Delta, the wind farm includes … Continue reading Vestas wins 100 MW order in Vietnam

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Offshore wind power could play a significant role in Vietnam

Offshore wind energy could play a significant role in Vietnam’s electricity demands and has the potential to supply 12% of Vietnam’s electricity by 2035.Deputy Prime Minister Lê V?n Thành told the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to reduce the solar capacity and increase offshore wind power in the draft Power Master Plan VIII. According … Continue reading Offshore wind power could play a significant role in Vietnam

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The World Bank (WB) recommended 20 actions for Vietnam’s offshore wind power

The World Bank (WB) recommended 20 actions for the successful development of Vietnam’s offshore wind energy industry.According to the report “Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap for Vietnam”, carried out by the entity from February to October 2020, Vietnam will have around 450 large offshore wind turbines by 2035, which will be installed in almost 10 wind … Continue reading The World Bank (WB) recommended 20 actions for Vietnam’s offshore wind power

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Trungnam Group opens 100-MW Dong Hai 1 wind farm in Vietnam

Vietnamese renewable developer Trungnam Group has opened its pioneering 100-MW Dong Hai 1 intertidal wind farm in the country’s Tra?Vinh province. The company installed the final wind turbine at the site on October 17, 2021, it said in a statement on January 16 following an opening ceremony. Project company Trungnam Tra Vinh 1 Wind Power built … Continue reading Trungnam Group opens 100-MW Dong Hai 1 wind farm in Vietnam

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Vietnam launches offshore wind farm

Vietnam’s leading renewables firm Trung Nam Group has launched its first offshore wind farm amid the Southeast Asian country’s drive for clean energy, the company said on Monday. The 5 trillion dong ($220.17 million) farm in the southern province of Tra Vinh has 25 wind turbines with installed capacity of 100 megawatts, the company said … Continue reading Vietnam launches offshore wind farm

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How wind power is transforming communities in Vietnam

In two provinces of Viet Nam, a quiet transformation is taking place, driven by the power of renewable energy. Thien Nghiep Commune, a few hundred kilometres from Ho Chi Min City, is a community of just over 6,000 people – where for years, people relied largely on farming, fishing and seasonal labour to make ends … Continue reading How wind power is transforming communities in Vietnam

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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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