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Invitation to submit Expression of Interest for EVEF Technical Assistance


The EU – Viet Nam Energy Facility (EVEF) has launched a Request for Expression of Interest to offer Technical Assistance to non-MOIT stakeholders.

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Rooftop Solar Reference Trip Offers Business Opportunities between Vietnamese Industrial Companies and German Investors


Management representatives from more than 20 commercial and industrial companies are participating in the rooftop solar reference trip in Ho Chi Minh City on 27th – 29th May 2019.

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Vietnamese–German cooperation brings solar power to An Giang


Inauguration ceremony for a 3 kWp photovoltaic (PV) demonstration system on the DOIT building in Long Xuyen City in the framework of the partnership of An Giang with the German province of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

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Plans for Viet Nam’s Smart Grid Development in 2019


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International experts propose measures for Vietnam’s sustainable energy


International experts put forward measures for Vietnam’s sustainable energy development and reduction of gas emission during the second high-level meeting of the Vietnam Energy Partnership Group (VEPG) in Hanoi on November 26.

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Five-year wind power project wraps up


"Support to the Up-Scaling of Wind Power" project comes to an end after successful implementation.

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An Giang: Getting Ready for Sustainable Energy Development


More than 80 local government officers, energy investors and experts gathered to discuss about sustainable energy development in “An Giang – Ready for Sustainable Energy Development for Green House Gas Emission Reduction” information workshop on Nove

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German Training Week – Project Development in Viet Nam


On November 12, 2018, over 30 representatives, namely Vietnamese rooftop solar project developers and engineering service companies, participated in the German Training Week – Project Development (GTWPD) in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Rooftop solar photovoltaics for cold chain and aquaculture firms – A clean and economic option for power supply


Rooftop solar application offers cold chain and aquaculture enterprises in Viet Nam an economic solution to reduce energy cost on the long run, cut down CO2 emission, ensure energy security, green the supply chain and increase their competitiveness.

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Guidelines on Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for wind projects in Viet Nam


On 31 May in Hanoi, preliminary results of GIZ’s study on” Gap Analysis, Guidelines and Recommendations on Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for on- and nearshore Wind Power Projects in Viet Nam” has been introduced.

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The European Union supports sustainable energy development in Vietnam


On 27 February, the European Commission and the Ministry of Industry and Trade launched the EU – Vietnam Energy Facility. This is a technical assistance facility in support of the implementation of the European Union (EU)'s Energy Sector Policy Suppo

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Manual for PV Rooftop interconnection: a necessity to promote solar growth


On 16 March in Ho Chi Minh City, nearly 60 staff of local electricity companies and public institutions gathered to discuss about solar PV rooftop grid connection

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Consultation workshop on an auctioning system for wind power in Vietnam


On 14 March in Hanoi, GIZ’s study on Auctioning system for wind energy in Vietnam was introduced to nearly 60 policy makers and stakeholders in the wind power sector in a consultation workshop “Analysis and consideration of an auctioning system for w

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Conergy selected as EPC contractor for a 30 MW solar project in Ninh Thuan province


On January 23, 2018, Conergy, Southeast Asia’s leading downstream solar specialist, announced their selection as the EPC contractor for a 30 MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) power project in the south central coastal region of Vietnam, representing the fi

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National Energy Efficiency in Industry Award 2017: Honors companies with highest Energy Efficiency achievements


On 31 January 2018, ten local companies with highest Energy Efficiency achievements were announced winners of different categories of the National Energy Efficiency in Industry Award 2017.

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Economic potential of ground-mounted solar in Viet Nam reaches 7 Gigawatt until 2020


The total economic potential of ground-mounted solar projects in Viet Nam is at least 7 Gigawatt (GW) at the present market conditions. The potential is higher than the national solar target of 0,8 GW by 2020

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New tools introduced for better management of national energy efficiency database


From 16 to 19 January, two trainings on “Utilization of the National Energy Efficiency Database” were organized in Hanoi and Vung Tau for nearly 100 energy experts from national and provincial governments and local companies.

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Cat Tuong Corp and Syntegra Solar: the collaboration aims to promote solar PV sector in Vietnam


Syntegra Solar, a Swiss-German company specializing in consulting and project development in renewable energies signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Cat Tuong Corporation, a local company which produces insulation products.

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Launch of the Viet Nam Energy Efficiency Industry Award 2017


”The objective of the award is to provide recognition to local industrial companies that had outstanding results in saving energy and promote successful energy efficiency solutions."

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VN plans major solar power growth


Over 100 provincial government officials, investors and other stakeholders gathered in HCM City to discuss policies for the developmnet of solar energy

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Energy experts affirm it is fine to integrate solar rooftop into Viet Nam’s electricity grid


As one of the findings, experts shared their view that the integration of solar rooftop into the national grid could be done smoothly without affecting the grid’s operation capacity

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Investment opportunities in energy production in the sugar industry disclosed


Key results of five Pre-Feasibility studies of energy projects in the sugar industry were shared with 50 representatives from provincial governments, investors, local banks and other stakeholders.

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Launch of National Assessment for Solar PV Development in Viet Nam


The assessment aims to not only provide a better understanding of the potentials but also to help us to know where solar project developers are working

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The first German Solar Training Week in Vietnam


“With the German Solar Training Week, we aim to support Vietnamese enterprises to benefit from the expertise of German companies in developing and applying solar PV technologies."

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Waste to Energy: a potential answer for Viet Nam’s urban environment, land use challenges and national energy security


Waste to energy has become a solution to municipal solid waste, which is predicted to increase at the rate of 10% – 16% annually in Viet Nam

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The first Energy Efficiency Network launched in Viet Nam


On 17 July, 2017, Viet Nam’s first Energy Efficiency Network was officially launched in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Construction of PDP rooftop solar reference project at Swire cold storage now completed


The Project Development Programme, implemented by GIZ under the German Energy Solutions Initiative of the German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy, supported the development and realization of the solar PV system in Bac Ninh province

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Cost analysis supports renewable energy development in Viet Nam


On 13 July, more than 30 participants including government officials, consultants and experts in the renewable energy sector gather in a workshop and listen to the results from the latest Macroeconomic Cost-Benefit Analysis For Renewable Energy Integ

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Feed-in Tariffs for Wind Energy: Viet Nam’s Participation in the 16th World Wind Energy Conference


A Vietnamese delegation led by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has presented about the country’s experiences and approach to develop its wind energy market at the 16th World Wind Energy Conference in June 2017 in Malmö, Sweden.

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German partner to support An Giang Province in renewable energy development


A delegation from Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany co-organized a Seminar on Renewable energy with An Giang province to discuss about potential cooperation in renewable energy production.

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