Ironically, a policy that would jeopardize Africans' ability to realize those benefits is being recommended at the same time protesters across America are calling for equity in some of the same areas. Although police violence against people of color is at the center of the protests - a response to the horrific death of a black man, George Floyd, after a white police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes - the protests also point to social and economic disparities between the races in America. … [Read more...] about African Energy Chamber: African Lives Matter, Too. Energy Policy Decisions Should Consider Their Needs
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Financially speaking, the huge penetration of solar rooftop systems into the power mix could enable the increase of the average distribution selling price set by EVN that is VND1,864.44 per kWh excluding VAT, according to Decision No.648/QD-BCT dated March 2019 on adjusting average retail price of electricity and regulating price of electricity. The price was set before the original FiT deadline in 2019. … [Read more...] about Booming solar power: signal for worry or delight?
Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam’s electricity transmission output hit more than 203.8 billion kWh in 2020, fulfilling the plan set by Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) and representing a year-on-year increase of 2 percent, according to General Director of the Electricity of Vietnam National Power Transmission Corporation (EVNNPT) Pham Le Phu. The company worked hard to safely operate the power transmission system without interruption, contributing to ensuring sufficient supply for the country’s socio-economic development, Phu told a recent conference to review the EVNNPT’s performance in 2020 and set out tasks for 2021. It transmitted 910.5 billion kWh of electricity in the 2016-2020 period, Phu said, with yearly average growth standing at 9.7 percent. He also touched on the difficulties facing the corporation in cutting power loss last year, saying that the loss in the transmission grid stood at 2.23 percent, up 0.08 percent compared to 2019. Addressing the … [Read more...] about Power transmission output up 2 percent in 2020
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam will need 150 billion USD to invest in power generation projects in the next 10 years, equal to half of the country’s current gross domestic product (GDP), which raises demand for international financing.International Financing for Independent Power Projects (IPPs)” on November 24 in Hanoi.power projects, especially independent projects, is a necessary requirement,” Hien said. … [Read more...] about Vietnam needs 150 billion USD for energy generation over next decade: expert
Remarks by Assistant Minister Atsushi Ueno, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, the host country of the APO Secretariat, will acknowledge the APO as one of the strongest bonds between Japan and the Asia-Pacific region, describing that network among members as a "precious asset" for Japan. … [Read more...] about Asian Productivity Organization (APO) Commences Productivity Diamond Jubilee Launching Ceremony