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Egat puts together delay plan for SPPs

State-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) plans to discuss the possibility of delaying the commercial operation dates (COD) of small power producer (SPP) plants.The SPPs currently under development by private firms in Thailand have a total capacity of 8,765 megawatts and the firms have ...

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Egat to run solar power trade test

The state-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) has initiated a test of peer-to-peer power trade from solar rooftops, planning to enter the prosumer trade in the coming years.Governor Viboon Rerksirathai said Egat installed solar panels on top of its headquarters in Nonthaburi to conduct ...

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Egat looking at energy innovation joint venture

The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) will in June pitch to the Cabinet a plan for an energy innovation joint venture with private partners.Egat governor Viboon Rerksilathai said Egat proposes to hold a 40-per-cent stake in the venture, with the Ratch Group and Electricity ...

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Egat to cut tariffs for poor, SMEs

The state-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) has been ordered to reduce power tariffs for low-income earners and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to help with their living and operating costs, says Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak.Mr Somkid visited Egat on Thursday and met ...

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Egat, PTT to step up investment plans

Two state enterprises — the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) and PTT — are being told to accelerate their investment plans both domestically and abroad to take advantage of the strong baht, says Energy Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong.“Roughly 36 billion baht from Egat and 100 ...

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Egat readying country's first FSRU

The state-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) is preparing to develop the country’s first floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) worth 24.5 billion baht to support its business plan to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from 2020.The National Energy Policy Council approved Egat developing this ...

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Egat talks power trade with Cambodia, Myanmar

The state-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) is planning to talk with power authorities in Cambodia and Myanmar to trade electricity from Thailand at a combined capacity of 500 megawatts.Patana Sangsriroujana, deputy governor for policy and planning, said Egat has been ordered by Energy ...

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Egat set to distribute LNG locally

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) plans to allow the state-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) to distribute liquefied natural gas (LNG) locally, instead of importing to feed Egat’s power plants.Egat is the second LNG importer after PTT Plc, the national oil and gas conglomerate. ...

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Egat begins public hearings for Mae Moh coal plant units

The state-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) will start public hearings with stakeholders and local communities on Saturday in a bid to repower two existing units of the Mae Moh coal-fired power plant in Lampang. Egat is budgeting 37 billion baht for development cost ...

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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 ...

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