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WB supports Vietnam to develop power grids for connecting the SPP to the national power system

WB supports Vietnam to develop power grids for connecting the SPP to the national power system

On the afternoon of February 21, at the Government office, the Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Mr. Makhtar Diop, Vice President of the World Bank (WB) in charge of infrastructure. At the receiption, Mr. Makhtar Diop informed: ”WB is ready to support Electricity Of Vietnam (EVN) for developing power grids, especially grids for connecting solar power systems to the national power system.
WB commits to continue supporting EVN in power infrastructure development

WB commits to continue supporting EVN in power infrastructure development

On February 01, 2018, in Hanoi, Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) held a ceremony “EVN Partnership Meeting 2018”. This is an annual event of EVN to acknowledge the effective support, assistance and cooperation from Vietnamese state, foreign agencies and domestic and oversea parterners. At the meeting, World Bank (WB) has committed to continue supporting EVN in developing the competitive electricity market, upgrading the infrastructure to improve reliability of the power system, developing renewable energy and energy efficient and economical use...
Solar radiation data in Vietnam will be provided free of charge

Solar radiation data in Vietnam will be provided free of charge

On Sept. 20, 2017, in Hanoi, the World Bank (WB) and Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) launched a campaign to promote the deployment of renewable energy by the installation of five stations for measuring solar radiation across the entire territory of Vietnam. These stations will collect solar radiation data with a high quality, which help to improve accuracy of estimating solar energy sources. The collected data will be free online provided to encourage and support investors in developing the solar power projects in Vietnam.
WB fund for energy saving

WB fund for energy saving

According to information of VNF website, the World Bank (WB) Directorate has approved a $102 million loan for the Vietnamese government to support the efforts of industrial enterprises in applying energy saving technologies and solutions.
The first Hydropower Project funded by World Bank has started power generation

The first Hydropower Project funded by World Bank has started power generation

At 5.47 am Feb. 15, 2017, the Unit No1 of Trung Son Hydropower Plant (HPP has officially synchronized with National Power System. This is the first hydropower project in Vietnam invested by World Bank (WB) funds.
EVN has exceeded foreign loan threshold

EVN has exceeded foreign loan threshold

As information from the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), the Group has a lot of difficulties in arranging investment capitals for the power projects has a lot due to it’s foreign loan capitals have exceeded the threshold guaranteed by Government (accordingly to the current regulations).
Wind power holds key to address Vietnam’s sustainable energy strategy

Wind power holds key to address Vietnam’s sustainable energy strategy

Investing in renewable energy sources, particularly wind power, is key to address Vietnam’s growing electricity demand and to ensure the nation’s energy security as well as green growth strategy. The successful path towards this ultimate goal now depend on what policies and technologies Vietnam will take on to make the nation’s fully untapped potential a truly reality.
World Bank assists Vietnam in Solar PV development

World Bank assists Vietnam in Solar PV development

On October, 26 2016 in Ho Chi Minh city, the representatives of WB Energy-Mineral group held a meeting to introduce its plan for implementing a supporting project to relevant agencies of HCM city.
Shaping Vietnam’s Sustainable Power Sector Development

Shaping Vietnam’s Sustainable Power Sector Development

On November 4, 2015, in Da Nang city, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) held the conference "Shaping Vietnam’s Sustainable Power Sector Development" to summarize the achievements in the process of renewing power sector and discuss the measures for strengthening the participation of the international donors and various economic sectors to Vietnam's Power Sector Development in future. Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Hoang Trung Hai attended and spoke at the Conference.
The electricity approach index of Vietnam increases 22 ranks

The electricity approach index of Vietnam increases 22 ranks

According to a report of World Bank (WB), the electricity approach index of Vietnam has increased 22 ranks compared with that in 2014.
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