New deployment schemes ‘could unlock solar boom’ in Vietnam

World Bank suggests a new strategy could transform Vietnam into a solar powered metropolis, creating thousands of jobs

New $212m financing for climate-friendly projects in Vietnam

The funding from IFC will enable VPBank to expand its lending to small and medium businesses and boost financing for projects that help reduce carbon emissions

Singapore’s Nexif Energy buys 94% stake in hydropower projects in Vietnam

Located in the Khanh Hoa province with a total capacity of 49MW, they will provide enough electricity to power 74,000 households

IEA: Global coal demand to remain stable up to 2024

A fall in coal consumption in Europe and the US is forecast to be offset by growth in a number of key economies in Asia

Vietnam to install 1GW of wind energy by 2021

Around 327MW of onshore and offshore wind capacity has been installed so far

UK funds project supporting emerging offshore wind markets

It is providing a £20m grant for the World Bank programme in co-operation with the Global Wind Energy Council

New $102m fund to boost industrial energy efficiency in Vietnam

Industrial companies will be able to use the fund to buy energy efficient products to reduce their power use

Vietnam to measure solar power resources

Five new solar measurement stations are to be installed across Vietnam in a bid to strengthen the nation’s renewable energy potential. The stations will collect solar radiation data and help improve the accuracy of estimates on solar resources, which will be published online. The information is expected to encourage and assist developers interested in building […]

Vietnam lent $102m for energy efficiency

Vietnam has been granted a loan worth $102 million (£80m) to boost the adoption of energy efficient technologies. Under the project, industrial firms can access a new line of credit to fund their purchase of energy saving and production optimisation technologies, helping reduce energy use and production costs. Funding will be provided to participating financial […]

World Bank lends Vietnam $90m to tackle climate change

Vietnam has been granted $90 million (£68m) by the World Bank to cope with climate change. It is the first in a series of three loans that will support the nation’s climate change and green growth policy actions. That includes policies in transportation and industrial production that will improve air quality as well as energy […]