6 Nov, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh in the National Assembly warns Vietnam power outage in 2019-2020 and until 2022-2023. To balance supply and demand on electricity market , the MoIT will propose to the Government an additional 6,000 MW of solar power and 1,500 MW of wind power.
The Power Development Master Plan VIII will have 8 large LNG gas to power centers because Vietnam is no longer able to develop coal power.
31 March 2022 Power Development Master Plan VIII ocean wave energy will have to be tapped
On March 31, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh issued Notice No. 92/TB-VPCP on the draft Power Development Master Plan VIII. According the document, it is required "to maximize and with the rational domestic primary energy sources for electricity production such as natural gas, wind, solar, ocean wave energy...; at the same time, balance the use of imported LNG sources reasonably".
15 October, Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) established 3 colleges: Mechanical Engineering College, Electrical & Electronics Engineering College , Information & Communication College.
The MoIT has proposed to allow one more port — Nghi Son Terminals — to handle import of cars/vehicles under 16 seats, taking the total number to 5.