Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha presented several important initiatives of Vietnam during the Asia Zero Emission Community (AZEC) Ministerial Meeting in Tokyo, Japan on March 4.
Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to ASEAN Ambassador Igor Driesmans has hailed Vietnam as not only a major bilateral partner but also an important partner of the EU in cooperation with ASEAN.
Mr. Nguyen Van Nen, Politburo Member, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, on the morning of September 4, had a meeting with Mr. John Kerry, the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate on the occasion of his working visit to HCMC.
Some energy efficiency solutions were shared at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on July 21, expected to help the southern economic hub achieve green growth and sustainable development in the near future.
Politburo member and Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on July 13 co-chaired the 14th meeting of the Steering Committee for Vietnam - China Bilateral Cooperation in Nanning, the capital of China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
In the framework of VinFuture Science Week, the forum ‘Science for Better Life’ was held yesterday along leading international scientists to discuss the future of energy, AI, and global health with the implementation of science.
At the 26th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26), Vietnam committed to implementing a roadmap for transition to clean energy and end use of coal energy, mainly coal fired power plants.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh suggested the UK Government continue its support to Vietnam in finance, technology, and experience in transitioning towards a low-carbon economy, while receiving Alok Sharma, British Cabinet Minister and President of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26), in Hanoi on May 28.
Nearly a week after the Vietnam Electricity (EVN) stopped receiving grid connection and purchasing solar power following Decision No.13/2020 signed on April 6, last year, by the Prime Minister on the mechanism to encourage the development of solar power in Vietnam, which expired after December 31, last year, investors are anxiously waiting for new regulations.
Van Phong Economic Zone (EZ) of Khanh Hoa Province is becoming a bright spot in investment attraction as many large corporations in the world want to pour tens of billions of dollars to implement large projects in the field of liquefied natural gas (LNG) power here.
J-Power, the Japanese Electric Power Development Company, has been asking for investment policies for the Van Phong Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) Power Plant project, with a capacity of 3,000 megawatts (MWs) and investment capital of nearly US$3.2 billion, in the Van Phong Economic Zone in Khanh Hoa Province.
Deputy General Director of Ho Chi Minh City Power Corporation (EVNHCMC) Bui Trung Kien said that from the beginning of this year until now, the demand for installing rooftop solar power of people and enterprises in the city has increased rapidly.
The construction of Vietnam’s biggest solar power plant with capacity of 168 MWp and total investment of roughly 4.4 trillion VND (194 million USD) commenced in the south central province of Ninh Thuan on June 8.
Experts and scientists have discussed how to promote the application of technological solutions to produce clean energy, and form communities using smart energy, towards making over Ho Chi Minh City as a smart city in a seminar on April 20.