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Quang Ninh floods highlight need for diversity in power supply

Vietnam’s northeastern province of QuangNinh, home of UNESCO-listed Halong Bay and the country’s coal reserves, suffered from heavy rains last week which led to flood the coal mines.

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Long Phu 1 Thermal Power Project is beeing developed as planned

This information affirmed by the General Director of Power Machines Open JSC (Russia) at a working meeting with the Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang in Hanoi on August 3.  

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Flooded mines cause toxic sludge in Vietnam

        Photo:    Luu Quy Doan/Vnexpress The Mong Duong coal mine in Vietnam's Quang Ninh province has flooded, spilling toxic sludge that contaminated land, rivers and coastline HANOI, 7 August 2015 (IRIN) - Toxic sludge ...

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Thermal power plants may face coal shortage

QUANG NINH (VNS) — Quang Ninh Province’s historic rainstorm this week severely disrupted the area’s coal supplies, and could temporarily shut down several thermal power plants.

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Binh Thuan tries to tackle power plant pollution

  Smoke and dust billow out of the Vinh Tan No 2 thermal power plant, caused severe pollution in Binh Thuan City. The provincial administration has instructed officials to resolve the ...

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Much Talked About Myths about Renewable Energy

In the ever growing transitional world, we find ourselves hovering between two ages: a time dependent on fossil fuels and a future subjugated by renewable energy sources.

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Vietnam farmers bristle at Laos's planned Mekong River dam

Residents of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta have raised objections to the Don Sahong hydropower dam that Laos plans to build on the Mekong River's main stream.   A chart showing how the Don ...

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