Covid impact on Vietnamese wind threatens global supply chain

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.

S. Korean consortium expected to win $4.8 bn LNG power plant order in Central Vietnam

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.