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Vietnam


Vietnam Wants More Generation Capacity, Less Reliance on Coal

Vietnamese officials earlier this year said they want the country to more than double its power generation capacity by 2030, to as much as 130 GW from the current capacity…


AES Commits to Build 2.2-GW CCGT Plant in Vietnam

AES Corp. on Nov. 8 signed a memorandum of understanding with the Vietnamese government to build a $1.7 billion gas-fired power plant in Vietnam. The U.S. Embassy in Hanoi made…


POWER Digest [November 2019]
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China Begins Operation of Two Innovative UHV Links. China’s state-owned transmission company State Grid on Sept. 26 said it put into operation two ultra-high-voltage (UHV) links: the Zhundong-Wannan 1,100-kV UHV…


Vietnam Supports Solar and More Coal Generation

The first solar power plant licensed to operate in Vietnam came online in late April, another signal of the country’s increasing reliance on renewable energy. But analysts forecast that coal-fired…


POWER Digest [March 2019]

News briefs from around the world: Europe’s power sector’s newest frontier, amid its transition to low carbon energy, is its distribution system; Taiwan’s government will phase out nuclear power despite…