Vietnam

100MW Offshore Wind Plant Launched in Vietnam Amid RE Push

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 as $1 = 22,710 dong) farm in the southern province of Tra Vinh has 25 turbines with installed capacity of […]

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Norway Will Help Vietnam Uncover its 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 the […]

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China’s MingYang Bags 375 MW Wind Project in Vietnam

Chinese turbine maker MingYang Smart Energy has secured a supply contract with PowerChina International Group for the 375 MW Ca Mau offshore wind project in Vietnam. The project is the largest offshore wind power project in Vietnam and the entire Southeast Asia so far. MingYang, which was listed on the New York Stock Exchange from 2010 […]

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JinkoSolar Builds 7 GW Ingot & Wafer Facility in Vietnam

Shanghai-headquartered JinkoSolar is investing $500 million to build a monocrystalline ingot and wafer manufacturing facility, which is expected to have an annual capacity of 7GW, in Quảng Ninh Province, Vietnam. The Chinese solar module manufacturer has begun to work on the ingot and wafer facility, which will support its existing overseas production facilities. As the […]

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GE Renewable Energy Bags Big Onshore Wind Contract in Southeast Asia

California-based GE Renewable Energy announced yesterday that it has secured a contract with BIM Wind JSC to supply, install and commission GE Cypress onshore wind turbines for BIM Wind’s 88 MW wind farm located in Ninh Thuận Province, South Central Vietnam. Combining onshore and offshore wind, blades, hydro, storage, utility-scale solar, and grid solutions as […]

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IFC Supports Wind Projects to Advance Renewable Energy in Vietnam

As Vietnam transitions to cleaner low-carbon power generation to help meet the country’s growing demand for electricity, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is funding the development and construction of two wind power projects in Central Vietnam. IFC is providing a financing package of $57 million to Thuan Binh Wind Power Joint Stock […]

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Vietnam’s PDP8 Delay Can Unlock More Cost-Effective RE: IEEFA

The key is to refine new strategies and improve market structures Vietnam’s Power Development Master Plan for 2021-2030 with a vision to 2045 (PDP8), was expected to be signed off at the end of March during the last days of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s administration, but it hit an unexpected delay. Rather than being […]

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Bangladesh Needs a Renewables Focus, Not a Switch From ‘Coal to Gas’: IEEFA

Renewables are cheaper and more sustainable than gas imports, and can provide better energy security in developing nations The emerging markets of Bangladesh and Vietnam are alluring for foreign energy companies looking to make money in the region. But these nations stand to lose both economically and environmentally through a pivot from coal to gas. […]

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GE Secures 2nd Wind Farm Project in Binh Thuan Province of Vietnam

GE Renewable Energy announced that it has been awarded a contract by Vietnam Join-Stock Construction Electricity Corporation (VNECO) to supply a total of eight of GE’s 3.8-137 MW wind turbines to support construction of the Thuan Nhien Phong (TNP) wind farm in Binh Thuan province, in the South-Central Coastal region of Vietnam. The contract also provides a […]

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