Việt Nam has seen a boom in renewable energy projects, in a bid to meet the nation’s future demands for power, after the Government scrapped plans to build a nuclear power plant in Ninh Thuận Province.
Việt Nam always treasures and encourages foreign investors, including those from India, to invest and do business in the country, President Trần Đại Quang told Indronil Sengupta, Chief Executive – Vietnam at Tata Sons.
The ancient city of Hội An, aided by its twin town, Wernigerode, in Germany, has launched a solar-power system for public lighting, load-speakers and lanterns in the old quarter of the city.
For many ethnic people, solar energy is a new concept, but Phạm Thi Năm, a 50-year-old Mường woman from Đồng Lương Commune in Thanh Hóa Province’s Lang Chánh District, now knows what it’s all about.
Four foreign investors from India, Thailand, South Korea and the Middle East registered to buy 36 per cent of the charter capital at the Power Generation Corporation 3 (Genco 3) to become its strategic investors.
Asia Infonet INC Company, a member of Japan’s AIN Group, has proposed to build a solar power plant at Becamex-Bình Phước Industrial and Urban Complex.
The total economic potential of ground-mounted solar projects in Việt Nam is at least seven gigawatts (GW) under present market conditions, much higher than the national solar target of 0.8GW by 2020, according to experts.
Water management in the Mekong region is, in practice, dominated by energy objectives.
First Solar, a global manufacturer of thin-film modules, has said it will increase the total number of employees in Vietnam to over 950 after recently announcing plans to open its second factory in the country in the Đông Nam Industrial Park in HCM City.
Hong Kong-based company Dragon Joy International Engineering is planning to invest in a steel rolling mill project and a solar power project in the southern province of Hậu Giang.