Wind-energy farms may get priority

Wind farms that offer economic efficiency and plan to connect with the national grid could be given priority status by the Government as it seeks to modernise the nation's energy supply.

Vietnam, Japan cooperate on nuclear energy use

Vietnamese and Japanese experts discussed bilateral cooperation on the use of nuclear energy for the purposes of peace, security, and nuclear non-proliferation in Hanoi on November 20.

Lam Dong reviews small hydropower projects

The government of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has asked local agencies to consider eliminating small hydropower projects that are ineffective and will cause bad impacts on the environment out of the zoning plan.

Wind-energy farms may get Government’s priority

Wind farms that offer economic efficiency and plan to connect with the national grid could be given priority status by the Government as it seeks to modernise the nation's energy supply.

Energy consumption in buildings reduced through energy-saving glass

In recent years in Vietnam, economic development has led to the growth of the businesses in general and construction industry in particular. This, in turn, has resulted in out-of-control of energy consumption in the building sector.

IAEA helps Vietnam develop nuclear power

The Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) hosted a seminar in Hanoi on December 5 to review infrastructure for the development of nuclear power in Vietnam.

Symposium on green architecture

On 24th November 2012, HCM City Energy Conservation Center (ECC HCM) held a seminar on Green Architecture to share useful information about green buildings and to discuss measures to promote the construction of green projects in Vietnam in the office of HCM Department of Science and Technology.

Energy-saving construction: Investors benefit

According to statistics, total energy consumption for buildings accounts for 40% - 70% of urban energy consumption. Thus, the effective use of energy in construction will contribute to a significant reduction of power consumption as well as of the cost of the buildings, especially for projects with large energy costs such as office buildings, hotels, commercial centers, etc.

Obligatory ethanol gasoline use from 2014

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung recently made a decision on an itinerary for mixing biological and traditional fuels.

Electricity wasteful equipment gradually eliminated

The Government Office has issued document number 379/TB-VPCP announcing the requirements of the Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai on the National Target Program on Energy Efficiency.