Vietnam

Vietnam Coal Pledge at COP26 – A New PDP8 and Net-Zero by 2050

Over the past year, Vietnam has been going back and forth in its energy roadmap. However, the country used the stage of COP26 to announce ambitious renewable energy targets and a commitment to phase out coal - a clear sign that it is getting back on the right track.

The Proposed Vietnam PDP8 Update and the Risks From the Coal Pivot

The recently proposed update to the Vietnam PDP8 draft risks deteriorating the country's clean energy progress. Experts are united around the idea that the drafted coal pivot will surface various negatives, including lack of financing, slower clean energy transition, increased climate impact, and increased reputational risk for the country.

Renewable Energy’s Role in the Electrification of Asia

Access to electricity in Asia is not only a requirement for basic quality of life,...

ADB’s Double Standard On Fossil Fuel Investments

ADB withdraws from coal investments but continues to support oil and gas projects

What Decreasing Renewable Energy Costs in Vietnam Mean for Investors?

The transition to renewable energy in Vietnam is at an inflection point. The country that...

Renewable Energy and Fossil Fuels in Vietnam – The Misleading Narratives

The recent growth of renewable energy in Vietnam deserves a place in the textbooks. But...

Vietnam’s Renewable Energy Success Stories Promise a Bright Future

If there is a single example of an inspiring renewable energy transition, it is Vietnam....

Renewable Energy Challenges and Opportunities in Vietnam

With a population soon to reach 100m and a booming economy, Vietnam’s energy needs are...

Renewable Energy Investments in Vietnam – Asia’s Next Clean Energy Powerhouse

For the last five years, Vietnam’s electricity demand has been growing by 10% on average...

Vietnam’s Renewable Energy Investment Opportunities from the PDP8

How can Vietnam’s upcoming national Power Development Plan VIII (PDP8) reshape the country’s energy market...

Why Asian Financiers Are Still Financing Coal

Global banks have funneled trillions of dollars in coal financing since the Paris Climate Agreement...

Renewable Energy in Vietnam at the Start of 2021 and Beyond

The next “Asian miracle” or “the next China” are just some of the many ways...

2020 was a Dismal Year for Coal Power

Long seen as a critical emerging market for coal power, South and Southeast Asian countries...

How Vietnam became the Renewable Energy Powerhouse Nation

Vietnam’s solar energy gets decentralised  Vietnam passed a huge milestone in renewable energy deployment at...

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