Asia Renewables 2018 - Vietnam Renewable Power

17-19 Jan, 2018 - Ho Chi Minh City, VIETNAM

Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon

Key Highlights

  • “Electrify Vietnam” – Forwarding Looking Updates & Prospects from Master Plan VII?
  • Enabling FDI Opportunities in Vietnam’s Renewables & Partnership between EVN & Private Investors
  • Mitigating Risk & ROI: Benchmarking against ASEAN’s Examples
  • Cost & Environmental Economics of Coal Versus Solar & Wind Power
  • Potential for Biomass Co-Firing in Coal Power Plants
  • Reality Checks on Utillity-Scale Solar Projects & Unleash Feasible Creativity in Vietnam (e.g. Floating Solar Farms & etc)
  • Realizing the Full Potential of Vietnam’s Wind Power
  • Providing Reliable Supply Through Energy Storage (Batteries for RE) & Stable Grid Connectivity


Speakers confirmed to-date:


  • VILAF 
  • Rainer Brohm Renewable Energy Consulting
  • GIZ Deutsche Gesellschaft für
  • DNV GL
  • Mitr Phol Sugar 
  • Heineken Vietnam Brewery

Separately Bookable Pre-Conference Site Visit

Site Visit to

Asia Pellet Corporation & Heineken Brewery Vietnam

( 17 January 2018, 08:00 - 18:30 hrs. )


08:30  Depart HCM hotel for Tan Uyen
10:30  Arrive at Asia Pellet Corporation (short presentation, Q&A and guided site visit)
12:30  Lunch
13:30  Depart for Next Stop
15:30  Arrive at Heineken Brewery Vietnam (guided visit & Q&A)
17:00  Depart for Hotel
18:30 Arrive at HCM hotel; end of site visit

Comments from last year’s participants


"Excellent Forum to exchange meaningful experience with the people active in the industry."

- Ata Marie Group 


"Good Opportunities to know each other in the renewable power." – Tata Power


"Good Connection and networking with the various stakeholder." – Green Lagoon Technology


News Feed

Vietnam’s Renewable Energy Development is key to Meet its Rising Electricity Demand

Posted on : 14 Sep, 2017


Asia’s renewable energy sector is opening up to new investments – especially in the current attractive market – Vietnam. It is estimated that Vietnam’s demand for electricity will increase to 265 billion kWh by 2020 and 570 billion kWh by 2030 compared to the current 170 billion kWh.

To meet such demand, Vietnam has to exploit its renewable energy sources. The Government is already keen at increasing renewable energy power and aiming to produce 12 billion kWh of renewable energy by 2020 – with further target of 89 billion kWh by 2030.

Some of the industry experts are also of the opinion that Vietnam should look at neighbouring countries to meet a portion of its electricity needs. China, Laos and Cambodia can possibly offset Vietnam’s shortfall of 100 billion kWh by 2020.

Currently, Vietnam is primarily sourcing its power from hydropower, coal-fired thermal power and gas. However, the country also needs to develop wind, solar, and biomass power – that currently have modest capacities of around 100 MW, 15 MW and 10 MW respectively.

Investments in the renewable energy sector in Vietnam is one of the key to its success. To attract investments local governments should create favorable conditions for investors as well as make land allocation for power generation facilities. What is also important is electricity price regulation. Some analysts advise prices of wind and biomass power to be raised to about 9 cents per kWh to ensure that investors can recoup their investment capital.

For more information on Vietnam’s renewable energy market, attend CMT’s Asia RenewablesVietnam Renewable Power on 18-19 Jan, 2018in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Contact Ms. Huiyan at or call +65 6346 9113 for information.


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