Electricity production

Renewable energy production

Solar power drawing private-sector interest after new PDP

Thailand’s solar power market is heating up as many listed companies plan massive investments in the sector. Distribution channels for solar panels are also expanding to serve local demand for both on-grid power generation.Keep reading ...

Yuthana Praiwan

Smart grid policy advised for renewable energy progress

Regulatory support for a smart grid should be the next government’s top priority for renewable energy policy, as finding funding sources for environmentally friendly projects is becoming easier in Thailand, says B.Grimm Power’s president. Keep reading ...

Southeast Asia's energy majors pivot sharply to green power

Southeast Asian energy companies, long dependent on fossil fuels, are rapidly turning to renewable energy to answer the mounting demand for electricity in the fast-developing region.In Indonesia, StarEnergy looks to capitalize on native geothermal resources, made possible by the more than 100 active volcanoes that ...

Powering up SOLAR ENERGY ambitions

BCPG and Power Ledger will collaborate with Chiang Mai University to launch a private energy solar rooftop power plant in the second half of this year.  The project represents an advance in using digital technologies to lessen the university’s energy footprint, while pointing to the ...

Asina Pornwasin

Egat to float solar panels at dams

The state-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) will start installation of floating solar panels in April at five hydropower plants in five provinces. The project was approved by the National Energy Policy Council last Thursday. Keep reading ...

Yuthana Praiwan

Bangchak plans bio-refinery for EEC

Bangchak Corporation Plc (BCP) plans to invest Bt4 to Bt5 billion to set up a bio-refinery on expectation that details would be finalised in early next year. Chaiwat Kovavisarach, the BCP chief executive, said the company is studying to invest in a bio hub in the ...

The Nation Reporter

Thailand paves the way for renewables

Similar to many other growing Southeast Asian countries, Thailand is facing an increase in energy demand. According to the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE), energy demand in Southeast Asia in 2040 is expected to increase between 110- to 130 percent. Meanwhile, due to Thailand’s good ...

Eijas Ariffin

Phuket signs clean-energy deal

Banpu Infinergy Company Limited, a provider of solar energy solutions with advanced technologies and a subsidiary of Banpu Plc, an integrated energy company in Asia-Pacific, and Phuket City Development, a social enterprise established by entrepreneurs, have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly implement the ...

The Nation Reporter

BCPG makes first investment in Thai wind power

BCPG Plc recently acquired 100 per cent of shares in Lom Ligor Co Ltd, with wind power facilities in Nakhon Si Thammarat capable of producing 10 megawatts of electricity.President and CEO Bundit Sapianchai said the company on June 15 purchased the entire equity of Lom ...

The Nation Reporter

Private solar power buying gets go-ahead

Energy policymakers gave the green light to start buying solar power generated from private buildings and households once again after postponing the programme for more than four years. Private buildings and households that are accepted by the programme will sell surplus solar power to the ...

Yuthana Praiwan

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