PSNews-Various celebrities and ambassadors of the Earth Campaign 2017 participated in a cycling parade and signed a commitment to mobilize more people to protect the environment.
Construction started on a centre for research and transfer of green growth technology in Bac Ai district, the south central coastal province of Ninh Thuan, on March 17.
Vietnam has great potential for developing wind power but big initial investment, technical complexity and a lack of quality technicians are deterring the development of the sector.
Energy is used in every part of the country’s economy—powering homes, businesses, factories, and cars, said speakers at a seminar on November 7 in Soc Trang Province.
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh held talks with Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) Hiroshige Seko in Hanoi on September 14, discussing measures to foster bilateral cooperation in the fields of industry, trade and energy.
By the end of July 2017, hundreds of solar projects had registered to invest in Viet Nam with total capacity of up to 17,000 MW.
Several key power transmission projects, worth a total VND1.1 trillion (US$48.4 million), have been constructed since 2015 to ensure power supply for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Vietnam this year.
Many domestic and foreign enterprises have been granted investment licenses to develop solar and wind power projects in the Central Highlands of Dak Lak, according to the provincial People’s committee.
Environmentalists have urged authorities to ‘learn lessons from the Formosa incident and reconsider proposed coal thermal power projects in Vinh Tan’.
Japan-based Fujiwara is mulling a manufacturing joint venture in the province of Binh Dinh that could produce the solar panels needed to meet Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s energy targets.
A total of seven enterprises have been selected to join a pilot voluntary programme on economical and efficient energy use under the Vietnam Energy Efficiency and Cleaner Production project funded by the World Bank and the Global Environment Fund.
PSNews-A ceremony to officially inaugurate the Lai Chau Hydropower Station was organized by the Electricity of Vietnam on December 20 in Nam Nhun district, Lai Chau province.