Vietnam’s aim of becoming net-zero still a long way off as foreign investors battle bureaucracy and lack of incentives.
Solar and wind farms forced to limit operations due to infrastructure limitations following the renewables boom.
Global Wind Energy Council says the Vietnamese wind market is ‘one to watch’.
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
Calls into question the financial viability of major hydo-electric dams in the Mekong basin.
Cambodia’s Tonle Sap, a lake known as the country’s “beating heart,” faces a more rapid decline than previously estimated, according to a new study.
The country plans to import around 17 million tonnes of coal, or 31% of the coal needed for electricity generation, in 2020.
They emphasised the importance of management of the Mekong River to ensure balance between economic growth and environmental protection.
The Mekong Delta’s Bac Lieu Province scrapped plans for a coal-fired thermal power plant to pursue clean-energy options, last week.
The provincial government has requested permission to withdraw from the project to build wind turbines. Bac Lieu is currently home to one of Vietnam’s three wind power plants, the other two are located in Binh Thuan Province just north of the tourist town Mui Ne.