Hybrid Virtual AmCham Energy Committee Meeting - July (For AmCham Members Only)

Date/Time
Jul 14, 2020
9:00 am - 10:30 am

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Location
AmCham Vietnam HCMC, Suite 323, New World Saigon Hotel

You can join us virtually or physically.

For physical attendees, the maximum number of seats are 8. Please register in advance to reserve your seat.

For virtual attendees, please register to receive the Zoom link.

AmCham Energy Committee Mission Statement

Promote US-Vietnam trade and investment in the energy sector; ensure a reliable, secure energy supply in Vietnam; encourage development of open markets and access to capital for power generation, storage, and transmission; and reduction of emissions in accordance with Vietnam’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to UN Framework Committee on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Short-term and Long-term Objectives & Goals

  • Ensure regular meetings with clear agenda.
  • Provide a venue for networking, sharing of best practices, and business intelligence.
  • Ensure representation of U.S. energy companies active in South and Central Vietnam in the Committee.
  • Ensure interests of members are reflected in advocacy to local and national govts, VBF Power and Energy Working Group (PEWG), and international climate change organizations.
  • Policy advocacy issues (aligned with Made in Vietnam Energy Plan 2.0 (MVEP)- gas and renewables).
  • Contribute to PEWG papers on extension of Wind Feed-in-Tariff (FIT), and Energy Efficiency.
  • Encourage open market and access to capital for Direct Power Purchase Agreement (DPPA) implementation.
  • Encourage transparent, fair, efficient approval processes for energy projects.
  • Encourage development of a transparent, fair mechanism for auction of Solar and Wind Supply contracts.

Agenda

  • Welcome by Chairman, intros – Sean Caffyn
  • Review and discussion of draft Mission Statement and Committee goals – Dennis Lien/Gavin Smith
  • Regulatory and Advocacy Update  – Dennis/Gavin/Pham Ba Linh
  • Upcoming AmCham plus Programs & Events – Mary Tarnowka
  • Coming Months Speaker/Presentation options – solicit input from participants
    • USAID – Chris Abrams/Christine  – PDP8, DPPA
    • US Development Finance Corporation/Eximbank/Trade and Development Agency
    • US Company Presentation
    • Wind Power
    • Solar rooftop
    • LNG

Upcoming  Events

July 22Vietnam Energy Summit 2020 – Hanoi
Aug 7AmCham PPP Workshop
late AugHCMC-US Technology and Innovation Summit
Sept/OctUS-VN Energy Security Dialogue
Sept/OctUSG/TDA LNG Standards Workshop
early NovASEAN Energy Business Forum – Da Nang
mid-NovIndo Pacific Business Forum – Hanoi