Electricity production

Renewable energy production

Vietnam is pushing ahead of Southeast Asia in its drive for renewable energy

Vietnam is powering ahead of the rest of Southeast Asia as it pushes for greater reliance on renewable energy. The region, long criticized for lagging behind in its efforts to adapt to more sustainable ways, is still heavily reliant on coal consumption. Vietnam, however, has bold ...

Grace Shao

ADB, DHD deal to provide first large-scale floating solar PV in Vietnam

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed a $37 million loan agreement with Da Nhim – Ham Thuan – Da Mi Hydro Power Joint Stock Company (DHD) to finance the installation of a 47.5 megawatt (MW) peak floating photovoltaic (PV) solar power facility on the ...

CDC approves solar parks in Kampong Chhnang and Pursat

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) on Thursday approved the registration of solar park projects in Kampong Chhnang and Pursat provinces. Both solar farms are an investment of Schneitec Sustainable. Each park will have a capacity of 60 megawatts and will cost $58 million. One ...

Chea Vannak

India to Include Laos in Planned Global Electricity Grid

India is poised to include Laos in plans for a global electricity grid, in response to an evolving energy security architecture. The country will present proposals for the grid at the second general assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to be held in New Delhi from October ...

Banks keen on green projects

Green credit is a trend in the global banking and finance industry and more Vietnamese banks are following suit. The State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV)’s latest survey of credit institutions (CIs) in the field of green growth and green credit released recently showed that the ...

Vietnam: 4 GW PV Installation Finished in Past Two Months

According to latest statistics from Electricity of Vietnam ( EVN ), The country has 82 solar power plants connect to power network in past two months, with total 4,464 MW, and it accounts about 8.28% in Vietnam electricity supply mix, which is far more than ...

Kampong Speu’s solar farm completed

The newest solar farm in the Kingdom, built in Kampong Speu by SchneiTec Renewable, has been completed and is fully operational, the Ministry of Mines and Energy announced yesterday. The farm, located on 200 hectares of land in Kampong Speu’s Oudong district, can produce 60 megawatts, ...

Chea Vannak

Shan State Residents, Civil Groups Call for Transparent, Green Energy Policy

Local residents and civil society organizations in Shan State will submit an open letter this week to the Union and state governments with recommendations for Shan State’s energy policy following a seminar on energy strategy held in Taunggyi from July 27-28. The open letter calls on ...

Myat Pyae Phyo

Solar power shines in Myanmar

Myanmar’s launch of its first commercial solar plant last month is a step in the right direction for a country that has yet to provide more than half of its citizens with proper access to electricity. Constructed on over 836 acres of land, an area equivalent ...

Jason Thomas

Promoting renewable energy an urgent requirement: Experts

Along with its rapid economic growth, Việt Nam’s electricity demand is also increasing strongly, at around 10 per cent a year, causing huge pressure on the energy sector, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade. Trương Thanh Hoài, director general of the ministry’s industry department, ...

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