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Bình Phước approves Indian-invested solar power project
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Bình Phước approves Indian-invested solar power project

Southern Binh Phuoc Province announced on November 17 it has approved an investment plan for a US$54 million solar power plant project funded by Indian Tata Power Company.

US$54 million solar power project planned for Binh Phuoc
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US$54 million solar power project planned for Binh Phuoc

NDO – The Binh Phuoc provincial People’s Committee has approved an investment plan for a 49-megawatt solar power project worth US$54 million, with funding from TaTa Power, an Indian power company, as

SKorean group to build $450 million solar power plant in Bac Lieu
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SKorean group to build $450 million solar power plant in Bac Lieu

The Department of Planning and Investment of the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the South Korea-based SY Group to build a solar power project in Dong Hai

Da Nang conducts power outage drill in service of APEC High-level Week 2017
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Da Nang conducts power outage drill in service of APEC High-level Week 2017

NDO – The Da Nang authorities launched a drill from 3am to 7am on September 17 to prepare effective responses in the case of widespead power outages across the city, in service of the APEC High-level

Vietnam’s major power projects to be completed in September
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Vietnam’s major power projects to be completed in September

NDO - The State-owned power utility corporation EVN has announced that it is stepping up construction work in order to complete its major power generation and transmission projects in September.

Mortality rate due to air pollution from power plants in VN surges
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Mortality rate due to air pollution from power plants in VN surges

It is estimated that death due to air pollution from coal-fired power plants in Vietnam will increase from 4,300 in 2011 to 15,700 in 2030,  said director of the Research and Training Center for

Banks provide funding for Phong Dien solar power plant construction
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Banks provide funding for Phong Dien solar power plant construction

NDO – The Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) and the Vietnam Development Bank (VDB) have signed a co-financing agreement to provide preferential loans for the construction

Vietnam gives power monopoly the power to hike prices
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Vietnam gives power monopoly the power to hike prices

Depending on cost changes, EVN will be allowed to raise prices by less than 10 percent every six months without seeking gov't approval.

$2.8 bln power plant makes Japan Vietnam’s biggest foreign investor in H1
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$2.8 bln power plant makes Japan Vietnam’s biggest foreign investor in H1

En nexpress - FDI pledges for new projects and additional investment hit $19.22 billion in the first six months.

Vietnam’s power prices high due to monopoly’s multi billion-dollar debt: official
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Vietnam’s power prices high due to monopoly’s multi billion-dollar debt: official

En nexpress - Electricity of Vietnam owes $9.7 billion, and often blames losses for hiking prices.

Vietnam’s power prices high due to electricity monopoly’s multi billion-dollar debt: official
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Vietnam’s power prices high due to electricity monopoly’s multi billion-dollar debt: official

En nexpress - Electricity of Vietnam owes $9.7 billion, and often blames losses for hiking prices.

Thousands of jobs at risk over spat between Vietnam coal corporation and power group
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Thousands of jobs at risk over spat between Vietnam coal corporation and power group

En nexpress - Imported coal is currently cheaper than what's available on the domestic market, so which industry should the government support?

Solar power price slump casts shadow on India's green future
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Solar power price slump casts shadow on India's green future

Yahoo News Solar power prices in India have hit rock bottom, but it is not all good news for the electricity-starved country as the phenomenon has hit investor confidence and threatens the country's

May's grip on power in doubt as UK election heads for stalemate
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May's grip on power in doubt as UK election heads for stalemate

Pound sterling falls sharply on unclear outcome.

Tulips bloom in Kashmir as Indian farmers discover flower power
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Tulips bloom in Kashmir as Indian farmers discover flower power

As the Himalayan region struggles with unemployment and the loss of large swathes of its agricultural land to construction, local farmers are being won over to floriculture.

Europe and its attractive power win a key battle
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Europe and its attractive power win a key battle

Yahoo News Just three years ago, pro-democracy protesters in Ukraine were in the streets demanding their country start down the path to joining the European Union. After Russia objected and took

Combination of lutein, natural vitamin E and DHA power up children’s brain
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Combination of lutein, natural vitamin E and DHA power up children’s brain

Baomoi - Adolesence is a critical stage of development that forms the foundation for a child's future health, well-being and learning.

PV Power urged to ensure sufficient electricity supply for national development
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PV Power urged to ensure sufficient electricity supply for national development

Nhan dan - NDO – As the demand for electricity is increasing while hydropower sources have been maximised amidst resource limitations, efforts from electricity suppliers are vital to ensuring power

Vietnam urged to reduce power losses
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Vietnam urged to reduce power losses

Vietnamnet - The electricity industry must improve its management and technology to reduce losses in the transmission grid as well as eradicate power stealing, which are very serious in rural and

Red tape hindering VN's power plant projects
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Red tape hindering VN's power plant projects

Vietnamnet - Substandard investment procedures and regulations hinder investors in major power plant projects, baodautu.vn reported.

Domestic private sector barred from power market
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Domestic private sector barred from power market

Vietnamnet - Currently, complicated procedures and regulations have become a barrier preventing domestic private investment from pouring into large-scale power plants.

Will Vietnam become a scrap steel power?
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Will Vietnam become a scrap steel power?

Vietnamnet - Vietnamese steel manufacturers are importing more and more scrap steel for domestic production, as this is the easiest and most profitable way to make steel.

Waste-to-power is twice sustainable
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Waste-to-power is twice sustainable

Vietnamnet - Foreign investors have made their ambitions clear for building green energy waste-to-power projects in Vietnam.

Green Growth Strategy stirs up local power mix
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Green Growth Strategy stirs up local power mix

Vietnamnet - To ensure sufficient electricity for the coming decades, the Vietnamese government is implementing the National Green Growth Strategy with a stress laid on developing various types of

PV Power prepares for August IPO
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PV Power prepares for August IPO

Vietnamnet - PetroVietnam Power Corporation (PV Power) will make its initial public offering (IPO) this August, the electricity producer announced.