In June 2018, a leaked environmental impact assessment report on the proposed Sambor Hydropower Dam could “literally kill the [Mekong] river”.
Vietnam’s 27 million pigs generate annual emissions equivalent to around 4.3 million tons of CO2. What many do not know, is that these pernicious emissions could be used to generate electricity.
If solar power projects do not start prior to June 30, 2019, investors will not be able to sell electricity to the Electricity of Vietnam …
Groups within the Mekong region issued a statement announcing their intention to boycott the Mekong River Commission’s (MRC’s) Prior Consultation for the proposed Pak Lay dam.
Adding to the retail, beer and plastic manufacturing, Thai investors increased their investment in the renewable energy sector, with the aim to diversify their operations in Vietnam.
Offshore wind energy could grow from the current 4.5 GW into a major $20-30 billion annual global market in the coming decade and the emerging Asian markets stand to benefit the most
Public and private banks can literally make or break an energy project when deciding what to finance. Sadly, though, most of the bank policy announcements we have seen this year amount to little more than window-dressing.
Amongst other renewable energy sources, solar energy in Vietnam has been making the most headway in recent times.