Thailand to import more electricity from Laos World

Thailand to import more electricity from Laos

The State-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) plans to import an additional 1,200 megawatts of electricity from hydroelectric power plants in Laos under a long-term purchase contract, reported the local newspaper Bangkok Post.
Thailand launches electric motorbike taxis, boats World

Thailand launches electric motorbike taxis, boats

The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) has launched prototype electric motorbike taxis and boats to support electric vehicle use in public transportation, aiming to reduce air pollution and particulate matter of 2.5 microns or less (PM2.5).
Thailand to cut down power generation reserve World

Thailand to cut down power generation reserve

The State-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) is planning to reduce the power generation capacity reserve to 15 percent from 40 percent of total capacity, in a move to curb high power costs.
Thailand to build first floating storage regasification unit World

Thailand to build first floating storage regasification unit

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 (807.8 million USD) to support its business plan to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from 2020.
Thailand upgrades largest coal-fired power plant World

Thailand upgrades largest coal-fired power plant

The state-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) started public hearings with stakeholders and local communities on July 13 so as to resume operations of two existing units of Mae Moh coal-fired power plant in Lampang province. ​
Thailand works to distribute palm oil overstock World

Thailand works to distribute palm oil overstock

The Thai government is making efforts to sell some of its domestic supply of raw palm nuts and crude palm oil to ease its current high stock of 400,000 tonnes of oil, compared to the normal level of 250,000 tonnes.