Vietnam

Vietnam’s National Climate Change Strategy to 2050 and the Plan for Meeting Its COP26 Commitments

Vietnam's latest move is proving that despite the growing needs of its energy-hungry economy, it will actively pursue its net-zero commitment and prioritise climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts – a move that other Asian countries should take note of.

Vietnam’s Block B Gas Project – the Potential Impact on the Involved Parties

Vietnam has a vast potential for wind and solar power. Yet, the country pushes ahead with plans like the Block B gas project. In a world of highly-unpredictable gas prices where the end goal is net-zero, such a step can prove costly for all parties involved.

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.

The Latest PDP8 Vietnam Draft – Focus on Renewable Energy and a Drastic CO2 Emissions Reduction

The latest draft of the Vietnam PDP8 sends the positive signal that the country is no longer looking in the direction of fossil fuels. Instead, it is further diversifying its low-carbon power sources, planning for notable clean energy growth and a massive CO2 emission reduction.

Renewable Energy Investments in Vietnam in 2022 – Asia’s Next Clean Energy Powerhouse

The boom of renewable energy in Vietnam has made the country a global leader in sustainability and a top clean energy investment destination.

JERA’s Vietnam LNG Plans in the Wake of PDP8

Vietnam is undisputedly among the world's best renewable energy success stories. The country needs to continue marching towards sustainability and retain its position as a lucrative market for green investors. However, the looming boom in the local LNG market risks derailing this progress.

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.

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...

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...

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