Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 7 Affordable and clean energy

Power forums lack spark

Thailand will soon launch its national Power Development Plan (PDP) 2019-2027, which was put up for debate in public hearings in four regions and Bangkok this month. The final hearing on the PDP draft took place in Bangkok on Monday, following others in Chiang Mai, ...

Five agreements inked to take Asean’s smart cities plan forward

In Thailand’s Chonburi province, a smart city — also the country’s largest industrial city — is aiming to rely solely on itself for power using renewable energy sources.The Amata Smart City Chonburi, which houses 5,000 expatriates and 200,000 workers, plans to set up a Smart ...

Renewable energy should be focus of new power plan: expert

Experts are urging Thai authorities to change their mindset about power development and to be more in step with global trends by prioritising renewable energy. Adopting a new approach would solve current problems, such as the current excessive electricity reserve margin and greenhouse gas emissions ...

Pratch Rujivanarom

Action plan aims for clean, cheap energy for parks

An action plan to develop cheaper and environmentally friendly power supply for national parks nationwide is being drafted in a joint venture involving the Department of National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) and King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)Keep reading ...

Pratch Rujivanarom

Asia's energy challenge

Asia’s rapid development over the past four decades has transformed the region’s stature in the world economy, lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty and creating new opportunities for future prosperity. Keep reading ...

Tanyatorn Tongwaranan

Inclusive green growth to shape Thailand's future

Energy efficiency in industries presents a unique opportunity for Thailand’s environmental and economic policies as regional trends push towards more inclusive and sustainablne green cities for the country and its neighbours, says the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) director-general Dr.Frank Rijsberman.Keep reading ...

Sinsiri Titutanond

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