OP-ED: Vietnam saving energy for future generations

OP-ED: Vietnam saving energy for future generations

Vietnam has actively participated in environmental protection activities in response to Earth Day (April 22) and is striving to save energy, which is expected to help cut budget spending and keep fossil fuels for future generations.


Sugarcane is one of the most promising agricultural sources of biomass energy (Photo: SGGP)

PM approves mechanism to accelerate biomass power projects

Vietnamese Prime Minister has just approved mechanism to accelerate biomass power projects; noticeably, price of biomass power has been adjusted to US$ 8.47 cent per kWh or VND1,986 per kWh, highest price in Vietnam at present in term of the country’s most potential renewable energy.
A worker operates equipment at Phu My 1 thermal power plant in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province of Vietnam (Photo: VNA)

Southeast Asia may become net importer of fossil fuels: IEA

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has predicted that Southeast Asia could become a net importer of fossil fuels in the next few years, raising the financial burden on governments and increasing carbon emissions in the region.