Siemens to equip 258MW Vietnam solar project

German firm Siemens has won a US$17.5 million contract to supply inverter systems and other equipment to investment and construction corporation Trungnam Group’s 258MW solar farm in the southern Vietnamese province of Ninh Tuan.

Trungnam to use trackers on 258MW solar project in Vietnam

Trungnam Group will use single-axis trackers for a 258MW solar project located in Ninh Thuan Province, Vietnam, which is claimed to be the first tracker-based PV project in the country and the largest with trackers in Southeast Asia.

PowerChina bags 420MW solar EPC contract in Vietnam

A joint venture between Thai energy firm B.Grimm Power and Vietnamese conglomerate Xuan Cau Group has awarded Beijing-based PowerChina International Group a contract to build the largest solar PV project in Southeast Asia.

5N Plus secures new material supply deals with First Solar

Canada-based specialty metals firm, 5N Plus said it had secured a series of multi-year contracts for the supply of semiconductor materials (CdTe) and ancillary services deal with leading CdTe thin-film PV module manufacturer, First Solar.

Univergy to develop 44.4MW solar project in Vietnam

Univergy International has started a joint venture with Japanese company Europe Clean Energies Japan and the Vietnamese Thanh Nien Media Corporation, to develop a 44.4MW solar PV project in Dak Nong, Cu Jut district, Vietnam.

Vietnam demands compensation over US solar tariffs - WTO

Vietnam has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) requesting consultations with the US over its 30% solar import tariffs and discussions over compensation, according to a WTO filing dated 2 March.