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A Paradox of Power Consumption And Generation

Renewable energy output is being reduced even as Vietnam is seeing blackouts as power consumption is off the charts. Numerous areas across Vietnam have been experiencing blackouts due to elevated power consumption breaking historical records during the June heatwaves. The Electricity of Vietnam’s (EVN) National Load Dispatch Centre (NLDC) said the electricity demand across Vietnam […]

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Vietnam to Connect Another 8.4 GW of Renewables in 2021

Vietnam’s pipeline of wind projects to be commissioned this year stands at 5.4 GW, according to the national utility EVN. Along with that will come another 3 GW of solar capacity, residual from last year’s boom, and 3 GW of coal plants, which will together bring the entire national capacity to 80 GW. Vietnam has […]

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Vietnam’s Renewable Energy Output up Nearly 160 Percent in Q1

HANOI : Vietnam’s total output of electricity from renewable sources hit 9.5 billion kWh in the first four months of 2021, up 156.9 per cent year-on-year, and accounting for 11.8 per cent of the total electricity output, according to a report by Vietnam Electricity (EVN). The electricity output from solar energy alone reached 8.73 billion […]

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Overloaded Renewable Energy Affects Power System Operation

Excess renewable energy has affected power system operations in Vietnam, said the leader of the National Power System Dispatch Centre of Vietnam Electricity (EVN). Hanoi – Excess renewable energy has affected power system operations in Vietnam, said the leader of the National Power System Dispatch Centre of Vietnam Electricity (EVN). Nguyen Duc Ninh, director of […]

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SEACEF invests in Vietnam solar and storage project

Facility seeks to address looming power shortage in the Southeast Asian nation in a sustainable manner. The South East Asia Clean Energy Facility (SEACEF), a collaboration of international foundations seeking to accelerate the low-carbon transition in Southeast Asia, has invested at the development phase of a floating solar and storage project in Dong Nai province […]

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Vietnam plans more solar, wind power cuts

Vietnam is set to cut up to 1.74 billion kilowatt-hours of renewable energy in the second half this year to deal with national grid overload. A plan proposed by the National Load Dispatch Center (NLDC), under the national utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN) intends to cut 180 million kilowatt-hours per month in the third quarter and […]

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Vietnam – investors must bid to develop solar power projects soon

In late January 2021, the Ministry of Industry and Trade issued the draft Decision of the Prime Minister guiding the selection of investors implementing solar power projects under the bidding mechanism (“the Draft”). Since Decision 13/2020/QD-TTg applies to grid-connected projects with Commercial Operation Date (“COD”) by 31 December 2020 only, it is expected that the […]

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EVN to review solar power development-related issues

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has just requested the People’s Committees of provinces and cities, Vietnam Electricity (EVN) to urgently review and summarize solar power development-related issues. Particularly, the Ministry of Industry and Trade asked EVN to summarize solar power projects applying electricity purchase price according to the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 13/2020 / […]

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EVN stops buying rooftop solar power after December 31

According to the notice of Vietnam Electricity (EVN), the electricity companies under EVN will stop buying rooftop solar power and handling requirements for connection and signing power purchase and sale contracts from the solar power systems after December 31, 2020 until competent authorities’ further guidance. Accordingly, EVN will not record the electricity generated on the […]

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EVN borrows EUR2.4 million for solar power construction project

Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has announced to borrow the French Development Agency (AFD) a loan of EUR2.4 million for the construction of the Se San 4 solar power plant with a capacity of 49MWp. EVN Deputy General Director Nguyen Xuan Nam and Country Director of the Agency French Development (AFD) in Vietnam Remi Genevey signed a […]

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