The nation's very first ‘green' hydro power plant was officially put
into operation yesterday in northern mountain Tuyen Quang Province.
Posted: March 5, 2013, 6:00 am
The Industrial Production Index (IPI) saw a year-on-year increase of 6.8
per cent in the first two months of this year, according to the General
Statistics Office (GSO).
Posted: March 1, 2013, 7:33 am
The three State-owned giants in the energy sector have inked a strategic
co-operation agreement with the aim of ensuring national energy
Posted: February 28, 2013, 6:28 am
But many experts say that these criteria are too far-fetched for many leading high-tech firms to satisfy.
Posted: February 7, 2013, 3:00 am
The Ministry of Transport yesterday opened Cai Mep
Thi Vai International Port in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau,
which is designed to meet the increasing demand of container shipping.
Posted: January 29, 2013, 8:51 am
The Viet Nam Steel Corporation is hastening
construction its new plant in northern Lao Cai Province as well as the
second phase of its Thai Nguyen Iron and Steel Co expansion project.
Posted: January 19, 2013, 9:44 am
Japan-based Sumitomo Corporation has applied for an
investment licence to build a coal-fired thermoelectric plant in the
central province of Khanh Hoa, which would become the largest of its
Posted: January 19, 2013, 9:42 am
The first turbine of the Nam Chien 1 Hydroelectric
Plant in Muong La District in the northern mountainous province of Son
La started generating power at 6pm yesterday.
Posted: January 16, 2013, 10:18 am
Mobilising capital and management experiences from
the private sector is a decisive factor for infrastructure development
in Viet Nam, especially transport, says Deputy Transport Minister Truong
Posted: January 15, 2013, 10:36 am
Workers pour concrete at the groundbreaking ceremony
of the Distribution Efficiency Project. The project, extending through
19 provinces and cities in the northern region, has received financing
Posted: January 14, 2013, 10:10 am
The Southern Electricity Corporation has announced
that it will invest nearly VND4.5 trillion (US$225 million) in major
power projects this year in efforts to ensure electricity for people in
Posted: January 14, 2013, 10:04 am
The Viet Nam National Coal and Mineral Industries
Corporation (Vinacomin) was urged to take prompt measures to sell off
remaining coal stocks from the beginning of this year.
Posted: January 14, 2013, 9:59 am
Demand for electricity this year may surpass 2012 as
the industrial production sector begins a likely recovery, an official
from Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) has predicted.
Posted: January 12, 2013, 10:20 am
Several hydroelectric plants operated by the
Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) reported profits last year thanks to
increases in output and average power prices.
Posted: January 10, 2013, 10:42 am
WorldTech Transfer Investment and the UAE-based Global Sphere broke ground fora solar-panel manufacturing plant in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on Monday (January 7).
Posted: January 9, 2013, 10:14 am
Local decent-ralisation plans have largely failed to
conform to national strategies, according to a report released
yesterday by the Viet Nam Institute of Economics (VIE) and Central
Posted: December 28, 2012, 10:47 am
Vietnamese and Chinese investors yesterday sign an
agreement to build a 1,200MW thermal-power plant in the southern
province of Binh Thuan.
Posted: December 28, 2012, 10:37 am
Vietnamese and Chinese investors yesterday signed an
agreement to build a 1,200MW-thermal power plant in the southern
province of Binh Thuan.
Posted: December 27, 2012, 11:57 am
Three-quarters of the eight iron ore mining and
processing projects in central Thanh Hoa Province are reported to be
1.5-2 years behind schedule, according to the provincial Department of
Posted: December 25, 2012, 9:52 am
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday called on
northwestern Son La province to use all available resources to stabilise
the lives of the 20,000 residents who were relocated to build the Son
Posted: December 24, 2012, 10:32 am
The Transport Ministry and central Binh Dinh
Province started construction of a new National Highway 19 section
linking Quy Nhon seaport to National Highway 1A yesterday.
Posted: December 24, 2012, 10:09 am
Vietsovpetro, a joint-venture between Viet Nam and
Russia, has exploited 6.11 million tonnes of oil and 1.23 billion cubic
metres of gas in 2012, generating a yearly revenue of more than
Posted: December 20, 2012, 11:39 am
Construction of a system to supply electricity to 19 communes in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau began on Tuesday.
Posted: December 20, 2012, 9:50 am
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has asked banks to provide capital
for Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) to develop urgent power supplies and
the grid over the next two years.
Posted: December 18, 2012, 2:17 pm
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has been ordered
to conduct more inspections on hydro-power dams and reservoirs
nation-wide with a view to ensuring the safety of residents downstream.
Posted: December 18, 2012, 10:55 am
There was a low possibility of a tsunami hitting the
southern central province of Ninh Thuan that could threaten prospective
sites of nuclear power plants planned for construction over the next
Posted: December 12, 2012, 10:12 am
The Government plans to create favourable working
condition for scientists, similar to that in developed countries,
Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan said.
Posted: December 12, 2012, 10:09 am
Reports on the feasibility of two nuclear power
plants would be completed next year, then submitted to the Government,
said Nguyen Manh Hung, deputy head of the project management board.
Posted: December 10, 2012, 9:56 am
Domestic cement consumption so far this year reached
42 million tonnes, declining 10 per cent over the same period last
year, the Ministry of Construction said.
Posted: December 7, 2012, 10:20 am
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday attended a
ceremony to start construction on the Ha Tinh Formosa steel plant in
the Vung Ang economic zone in Ky Anh district, Ha Tinh.
Posted: December 3, 2012, 10:03 am
The application of science and technology in the
areas of power generation, transmission and maintenance is a key factor
in ensuring sustainable growth in Viet Nam's power sector, according to
Posted: November 30, 2012, 10:27 am
Energy usage contributes up to 35 per cent of total
greenhouse gas emissions in Viet Nam, Dr Nguyen Thi Hien Thuan from the
Viet Nam Institute of Meteorology, Hydrology and Environment told an
Posted: November 27, 2012, 4:28 pm
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai gave the go-ahead for the
construction of Trung Son hydro-power plant in the central province of
Thanh Hoa on Saturday.
Posted: November 26, 2012, 10:11 am
A number of power transformer stations in the
central province of Quang Ngai are reported not to be producing to
capacity, prompting local authorities to review the efficiency of the
Posted: November 15, 2012, 10:17 am
As an experienced country in wind power development,
Denmark was willing to share knowledge and technology with Viet Nam and
help tap the country's huge potential for this form of renewable
Posted: November 9, 2012, 11:23 am
Authorities yesterday turned the first sod on an
electrical project to connect islands and communes in the northern
province of Quang Ninh to the national grid.
Posted: November 5, 2012, 12:08 pm
Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) is short of VND20
trillion (US$960 million) in funds targeted for work on electricity
projects during the remainder of the year.
Posted: November 1, 2012, 5:11 pm
The US$2 billion Ca Mau Gas-Power-Fertiliser
industrial zone was officially inaugurated in the southernmost
province's U Minh District. Speaking
at the inauguration ceremony, general director of...
Posted: October 27, 2012, 9:34 am
The theme, Science Parks toward a Green Economy, of
this year's Asian Science Park Association conference follows Viet Nam's
sustainable development principles, Nguyen Quan, the minister of
Posted: October 26, 2012, 11:04 am
A Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Company model of a
nuclear power plant draws attention yesterday at the 5th International
Exhibition on Nuclear Power held at Friendship Culture Place in Ha Noi's
Posted: October 26, 2012, 9:00 am
Countries in Asia are drawing up plans to make the
plastics industry sustainable, with a focus on plastic recycling,
officials from regional plastic associations said at the 22nd Asia
Posted: October 25, 2012, 10:08 am
The 10th tower and turbine in southern Bac Lieu
Province's sea wind-power turbine project was installed successfully two
days ago, completing the first phase of the project.
Posted: October 3, 2012, 12:20 pm
The Government has approved Lai Chau Rare Earth Co
(Vimico) to manage Dong Pao rare earth mine, the largest in Viet Nam,
says Vimico director Bui Van Huyen.
Posted: September 27, 2012, 11:55 am
The sixth turbine of Son La Hydro-electric Plant in
northern Son La Province joined the national grid yesterday, marking the
completion of the nation's biggest power plant. Construction of the
Posted: September 27, 2012, 9:41 am
A pioneering 25MW geothermal power plant will be
built in the central province of Quang Tri's Dakrong District ,
according to the Viet Nam Thermal Association vice chairman Ta Huong.
Posted: September 26, 2012, 11:04 am
Central Quang Tri Province's Dakrong District will
be the home for a pioneering 25MW geothermal power plant, according to the Deputy Chairman of
Viet Nam Thermal Association Ta Huong.
Posted: September 24, 2012, 12:43 pm
A ground breaking ceremony was held yesterday for
Turbine No 2 of the O Mon Thermal Power Plant in Cuu Long (Mekong)
Delta's Can Tho City.
Posted: September 21, 2012, 4:15 pm
Aviation experts from Viet Nam and the US discussed
ways to strengthen co-operation in several areas including airport
security and application of advanced technologies at a conference held
Posted: September 21, 2012, 10:34 am
Representatives of the Asia Pacific Fishery
Commission's member countries gathered yesterday in Da Nang to discuss
ways to develop regional fisheries in a sustainable manner.
Posted: September 21, 2012, 10:13 am
Viet Nam will co-operate with the International
Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and other international oganisations in all
nuclear energy related issues for peaceful purposes, said Minister of
Posted: September 18, 2012, 10:21 am