Major hydropower projects like the large-scale dams under way in Cambodia’s waterways are a “false solution” to climate change, according to a global coalition of 300 NGOs who are calling on parties at UN climate talks in Paris (COP21) to bar such schemes from climate initiatives.
The electricity tariffs in Vietnam could be lower if the country develops renewable energies and promotes liberalisation alongside. The prices had been too high due to the strong monopoly in the market, Prof Dr. Andreas Polk from the Department of Business andEconomics, Berlin School of Economics and Law, said.
.(SGGPO) – According to USA Today, on the opening ceremony day of Paris COP 21, among of leaders from 20 countries, the US’s president, France’s president and Microsoft’s owner, Bill Gates together staged in project called “Missions of new technology” to develop clean technology and enable poor country to enhance green development.
Despite commercial gas reserves and exploration opportunities, a fast-growing Vietnam is increasing its use of coal power. With coal set to become 50% of its energy mix in the near to mid term and an expectation that the country will reduce its focus gas exploration, our analysts look at potential lost revenue and increased volatility.
Indirect subsidies for coal power means clean renewable energy sources cannot compete, experts say
The national strategy on developing renewable energy sources until 2030 and a vision to 2050 has just been approved by the Prime Minister.
More than 6,400 residents of Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia have signed and thumb-printed a statement on the Don Sahong Dam project, airing concerns ranging from the river’s diminishing fish stocks to the lack of transparency of the Mekong River Commission.