“At Shell, we are working with partners to meet the world’s future energy needs by delivering more energy, cleaner energy and smarter energy.” As a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies, Shell’s strategy seeks to reinforce its position as an oil and gas industry leader to provide competitive shareholder returns, while helping to meet global energy demands in a responsible way. Thanh Le, country chair and general director of Shell Vietnam, tells VIR’s Song Ngoc about Shell’s global and Vietnam strategies. Shell globally is focussing more strongly on clean and green energy activities. Can you expand on this? Our scenario planners think that by 2050, demand could grow three times from its level in 2000, if we keep using energy the way we do today. A big gap could emerge between demand and supply – about the size of the energy industry in 2000. This gap will have to be closed somehow, either by demand being forced down, or supply … [Read more...] about Shell has the energy to meet local needs
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Turkey ready to co-operate on energy (30-10-2009) Ambassador Ates Oktem talked to Viet Nam News on the occasion of Turkey’s National Day today. What are the main principles of Turkish foreign policy? The Republic of Turkey has been pursuing, since its establishment, a peaceful, realistic and consistent foreign policy guided by the principle "Peace at Home and Peace Abroad" set out by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey. Turkey’s foreign policy aims to generate security and stability in its region and beyond, based on its democratic and secular political system, vibrant economy and tradition of reconciling modernity with its cultural identity. In order to attain its national and international objectives, Turkey has adhered to the principles of good relations and co-operation with its neighbours and all countries, and has contributed to international peace, stability, security and prosperity. As an active member of today’s globalised world, … [Read more...] about Turkey ready to co-operate on energy
VietNamNet Bridge - The decision to develop a series of thermal power plants in Mekong River Delta has stirred controversy. Le Anh Tuan, deputy head of the Institute for Climate Change Studies, said on Thoi Bao Kinh Te Sai Gon that the plan to develop thermal power plants, mostly coal-run, in the Mekong River Delta has many problems. Along the Hau River, from Can Tho City to Hau Giang province and the inlet between the two provinces of Soc Trang and Tra Vinh, around 15 thermal piwer plants have been and will be built under the national 2011-2020 power development program. Counting the plants to be put into operation in coming years, the four provinces would generate electricity output of 14,388.5 MW, according to Tuan. Besides these, there would be many other thermal power plants in Mekong Delta, including those being built in Long An province (Long An 1 and Long An 2, each of which has the capacity of 1,200 MW), Bac Lieu (1,200 MW), and Ca Mau (Ca Mau 1 and Ca Mau 2). With the … [Read more...] about Green or grey energy for the Mekong River Delta?
Strong momentum for energy efficiency Binh An Zeljko Kosanovic, Senior Vice President and East Asia Zone President of Schneider Electric, talked with The Saigon Times Daily about how Vietnam could achieve efficient use of energy and foster sustainable development after awarding a Vietnamese student team as the winner of ‘Go Green in the City East Asia Regional Challenge’ in HCMC last week. Excerpts: The Saigon Times Daily: This is the fourth edition of the global competition "Go Green in the City” initiated and organized by Schneider Electric. What do you think about the impact of this business-case challenge on the community, particularly of the Vietnamese team winning the East Asia final in this country? - Zeljko Kosanovic: I would say it is interesting to observe that the interest and engagement of university students in the ‘Go Green in the City’ competition has been increasing tremendously, as demonstrated by the number of participants. This year, … [Read more...] about Strong momentum for energy efficiency
Brand advantagesAll electric bicycle brands showed their strengths at the Vietnam International Bicycle Exhibition 2017 during November 16-19 in Hanoi.Besides the modern and innovative products of Laux, Trinx, Sava, MantisBike, and famous brands over the world, such as Giant, Gitane, Dahon, Bianchi, Peugeot, Definitive, Puch, Look, Merida, and Galaxy, Takuda and Yadea showcased their new products. Additionally, a series of promotions and gifts from almost all brands are on offer to attract the attention of customers and domestic and foreign partners.C-Umi is an electric bicycle line by Yadea Tech Group from China. The group ships products to Vietnam, the US, Germany, and 66 other countries around the world. Yadea has been present in Vietnam for eight years and released new product lines this year. C-Umi designs are very impressive, simple, lightweight, and fashionable. The product line also comes with a size suitable to Asian people and those living in high buildings as it is easy to … [Read more...] about Electric bicycle producers gather momentum