Many of them occurred in Can Tho City and the provinces of Ca Mau, An Giang, Soc Trang, Vinh Long, Ben Tre, and Tien Giang since June.
Embattled by the spread of the delta variant $6.7 billion in clean energy projects are under threat in Vietnam. Logistical and commissioning delays may push 4GW of wind projects beyond the November 2021 deadline necessary to access the country’s feed-in tariff (FiT). Without an extension to the deadline, Vietnam could miss a unique opportunity to build its wind industry and green its economy.
Vietnam needs to carry out fiscal policies and regulations to promote and improve capacity in renewable energy and energy efficiency, heard the virtual Just Transition Forum in Asia this week.
“The Bac Lieu LNG to Power (BLLP) project will help Vietnam’s energy transition from dirty coal to reduce harmful carbon emissions and pollutants, in line with its policy direction and alignment with international policy trends,” the company states.
It’s reported that the proposed model would allow sellers to sell 70% to 90% of generated electricity to consumers and the remainder to state-owned electric company Vietnam Electricity (EVN). This model would allow EVN to reduce investment pressure on the power grid, transmission and distribution.
The company’s management of the sea trade route will be significant in supporting the Lao government’s effort to transform landlocked Laos to become a land-linked one and boosting connectivity within the region and beyond.
The near $5 billion LNG power project involves building an LNG power plant across a 1.2 million square meter space in Quang Tri Province along the central coast. The first phase of the project – worth 2.5 trillion won – is to build a 1,500-megawatt (MW) power plant. Total project cost is expected to reach 5.5 trillion won when including second and third phases.
Hawksbill and green turtles nested on its white-sand beaches. Crystal-clear waters teemed with coral reefs. Much of the 593-square-kilometer island was covered with forest ecosystems.
The Bac Lieu LNG-fired Power Plant has a total investment of VND93.6 trillion (about US$4 billion). It is currently the largest foreign direct investment project in the Mekong Delta. It is a key project, which plays the role of creating motivation to transform the economic structure of Bac Lieu Province.
In Southeast Asia, air pollution is emerging as a major threat in metropolises like Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta. The average resident in these cities stands to gain two to five years of life expectancy if pollution levels were reined in to meet the WHO guideline.