• Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:00
    Myanmar urged to tap green power
    Given that nearly 70 per cent of the population in Myanmar lacks access to electricity, the government must optimise its abundant natural resources to implement green energy projects in order to solve its power crisis, says Shoon So Oo, energy programme manager at World Wildlife Fund Myanmar.
    Economy
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 10:09
    Phitsanulok villagers seek help for power supply
    Villagers in Phisanulok province on Tuesday staged a march, demanding power supply as they had been living without electricity for 30 years.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 01:00
    EGCO BOARD TO SET DIVIDEND PAYMENT AFTER STAKE SALES 
    The Electricity Generating Plc (EGCO) will finalise a merger and acquisition deal for an electricity plant overseas by the end of this year, said the company’s chairman of board of director Witoon Kulcharoenwirat, who also director-general of Energy Business of Energy Ministry. 
    Corporate
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 01:00
    Thailand joins international aid effort for flooded Laos
    INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT from both the private and government sectors is pouring into Laos after the country’s southeastern Attapeu province was hit by a severe flash flood following the collapse of a hydropower saddle dam.
    national
  • Wed, 25 Jul 2018 01:00
    EGAT TO CUT WORKERS
    The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) plans to cut its staff number from 21,000 to 15,000 in 2023 under a business restructuring plan, said Witoon Kulcharoenwirat, chairman of board after a meeting yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 24 Jul 2018 01:00
    China’s ambitious plans to power Southeast Asia
    The efficient distribution of reliable and affordable energy is essential for Asean’s economic development, but this is not yet happening, as in some countries there is only unreliable and limited electricity distribution.
    opinion
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 01:00
    BOT head cautions property speculators
    Big data analysis of electricity consumption led to insight about condo purchases
    Economy
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 08:34
    Electricity potential answer to the mystery of 'flying' spiders
    Cloudy with a chance of... spiders?
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 01:00
    BT11.37 BN SET ASIDE TO SUBSIDISE POWER PRICES
    The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) expects to set aside its retained fund of Bt11.364 billion to subsidise electricity prices in the first four months of next year. In doing so, it hopes to sustain the base factor and fuel tariff (Ft) electricity surcharge for a fifth consecutive time.
    Economy
  • Wed, 04 Jul 2018 18:27
    Laos offers dam bonds
    EDL-Generation Public Company, Laos' electricity producer, has announced coupons for its baht-denominated bond offerings of up to Bt17.5 billion.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 04 Jul 2018 11:15
    BMTA halves fuel costs in trial runs for hybrid buses
    The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority reported Wednesday that a test-run of hybrid diesel-electricity buses produced 48 per cent savings on petrol.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 04 Jul 2018 01:00
    CPF OPTS FOR SOLAR POWER
    Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc (CPF) has teamed up with Gunkul Engineering Plc to set up a Bt1.4-billion CPF solar rooftop scheme for 40 megawatts of power to lower electricity costs by 20 per cent.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
    TRIS EGAT ASSIGNED “AAA”IN COMPANY RATING
    TRIS Rating has affirmed the company rating of Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) at “AAA”.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 27 Jun 2018 01:00
    RPS will not dilute roles of power agenies 
    The planned Regional Power System (RPS) will not decrease the roles of the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) and the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat), said EnergyMinister Siri Jirapongphan.
    Economy
  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 01:00
    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 from the reliance on fossil-fuel energy.
    national
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