Waste plants cause stink

Rather than protecting the environment and people from garbage pollution, the government plans to tackle overflowing waste by promoting small localised waste-to-energy projects. This could bring about even greater environmental adversity and haze pollution, environmentalists say.Keep reading ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Community power plant project to open for registration in Feb

The committee tasked with preparing draft regulations for planned projects will speed up their work with completion expected in January ahead of their auctions in February, said Energy Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong.These projects will help stimulate the grassroots economy, especially the community-based power plant scheme.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

WETA backs community power scheme

The Waste-to-Energy Trade Association (WETA) has given its full support to the government’s Energy for All scheme involving community-owned power, as the programme will increase power projects fuelled by agricultural waste.Keep reading ...

Yuthana Praiwan

Waste-to-energy plants 'an environmental hazard’

Academics have urged the authorities to slow down their large-scale waste-to-energy development policy, as it could severely harm the country’s environment and people’s health.The Interior and Energy ministries disclosed that the government is offering more subsidies to further boost investments in waste-to-energy power plants at ...

Pratch Rujivanarom

Call for further power plants

Business operators have high expectations that the country’s energy policymakers will soon open licence granting for waste-to-energy power plants with a combined capacity of 300 megawatts. Keep reading ...

Yuthana Praiwan

Axing of energy licences rubbished

The Waste to Energy Trade Association (WETA), a body under the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI), has denounced policymakers for curbing the development of waste-to-energy projects, saying alternative energy sources are the key to reaching the government’s goals of low emissions and energy independence.Keep reading ...

Yuthana Praiwan

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