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Energy mix for Vietnam with LNG-to-power 

Supported by the favourable geographical and natural conditions and constrained by the restrictions on thermal power projects in the last few years, Vietnam has been promoting the concept of using liquefied natural gas for power production. Vaibhav Saxena and Tu Hue Anh from Vilaf law firm delve into the opportunities and key obstacles under the new rules.

IFC cooperates with REE to support wind projects to advance renewable energy in Vietnam

As Vietnam transitions to cleaner low-carbon power generation, the IFC is funding the development and construction of two wind projects in Central Vietnam.

Methods to achieve growth in tandem with energy goals

As Vietnam’s economy is experiencing significant growth, so is its demand for energy consumption. The industrial sector, followed by the transport one, requires the highest growth rate and in fact also consumes the largest amount of energy. Energy efficiency, among others, is an integral part of reaching economic growth with the lowest possible amount of CO2 emissions.

Samsung Electronics Vietnam to purchase renewable energy directly from producers?

Samsung Electronics Vietnam has requested the Vietnamese government for authorisation to directly purchase renewable energy from producers.

Arduous path to LNG success

Vietnam has put a strong focus on LNG, which – though being a fossil fuel – promises to outrun coal with its higher cost efficiency and lower emissions.

JinkoSolar Hongkong invests in photovoltaic cell technology project in Quang Ninh

Jinko Solar Hongkong Ltd. received the investment and business registration certificates for its solar PV cell factory in Song Khoai IP in Quang Ninh.

Direct power purchase mechanism – a new entrant to be for Vietnam power sector

Vaibhav Saxena and Nguyen Lan Chi from Vietnam International Law Firm analyse the importance of the new direct power purchase mechanism.

Texas freeze creates energy mix debate

News of the Texas power crisis spread throughout Asia, where energy growth markets such as Vietnam are considering US liquefied natural gas imports as an alternative to coal-fired electricity generation.

Equity investment in Vietnam reaches new peak

Equity investments in Vietnam have reached a new high in transaction numbers amid retreating regional and global cash flows due to the ongoing pandemic.

2020 LNG demand holds despite COVID-19, set for growth as global economies recover

Global LNG trade increased to 360 million tonnes in 2020, according to Shell’s latest annual LNG Outlook, despite the volatility caused by COVID-19.

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