May 16, 2022Two units of a new gas-fired power plant in Vietnam will feature the first use of General Electric’s (GE’s) H-Class turbine in the country.GE on May 16 announced that PetroVietnam Power Corp.’s (PV Power’s) Nhon Trach 3 & 4 Power Plant, with 1.6 GW of generation capacity, will use two GE 9HA.02 gas turbines. It also will be the first power station in Vietnam fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG).
May 03, 2022Liquefied natural gas is entering the spotlight in Vietnam as the country tries to wean itself off carbon-intensive coal, keeping pace with a growing regional trend that could be tripped up by intensifying competition for the fuel.
Apr 29, 2022Vietnam’s Power Development Plan 8 (PDP VII) draft for the 2021-2030 period with a vision towards 2045 has been significantly delayed, however, a finalized draft is expected to be submitted to the Prime Minister in May 2022 for approval.
Mar 18, 2022Japanese power producer JERA and its latest Vietnam LNG plans have caused even more confusion when determining the direction of the country’s energy journey. While the short-term gains that stem from expanding its fossil fuel fleet may seem tempting, Vietnam would benefit from showing ambition on the green energy stage. The recent results are enough of an incentive.