Biofuel, not an odd fish anymore!

A project that will turn fish waste into biofuel in Vietnam has secured grant funding from Innovate UK

Vestas to build two wind energy projects in Vietnam

The Danish manufacturer will supply 16 wind turbines to the 64MW project

Vietnam to install 1GW of wind energy by 2021

Around 327MW of onshore and offshore wind capacity has been installed so far

UK funds project supporting emerging offshore wind markets

It is providing a £20m grant for the World Bank programme in co-operation with the Global Wind Energy Council

New $102m fund to boost industrial energy efficiency in Vietnam

Industrial companies will be able to use the fund to buy energy efficient products to reduce their power use

Vietnam to measure solar power resources

Five new solar measurement stations are to be installed across Vietnam in a bid to strengthen the nation’s renewable energy potential. The stations will collect solar radiation data and help improve the accuracy of estimates on solar resources, which will be published online. The information is expected to encourage and assist developers interested in building […]

Vietnam lent $102m for energy efficiency

Vietnam has been granted a loan worth $102 million (£80m) to boost the adoption of energy efficient technologies. Under the project, industrial firms can access a new line of credit to fund their purchase of energy saving and production optimisation technologies, helping reduce energy use and production costs. Funding will be provided to participating financial […]

World Bank lends Vietnam $90m to tackle climate change

Vietnam has been granted $90 million (£68m) by the World Bank to cope with climate change. It is the first in a series of three loans that will support the nation’s climate change and green growth policy actions. That includes policies in transportation and industrial production that will improve air quality as well as energy […]

Dutch sign deal for Vietnamese wastewater project

The Dutch Government has signed a deal for the construction of a sewage treatment plant in Vietnam. The facility is expected to purify the wastewater of 174,000 people in Phu My, the port for Ho Chi Minh City. The two nations also signed new co-operation agreements on making cities climate resilient and training water professionals. The Netherlands is […]

Vietnam to phase out coal

Vietnam has unveiled its power plans for 2030 which include stopping the construction of coal-fired power plants. The country’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said they will invest in gas and renewables to ensure the nation’s power supply and achieve its commitments at  COP21. The announcement contradicts the nation’s plan last year to add “substantial” coal-fired capacity to the […]