Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
B Grimm raises operating profit on stronger revenue from power plants
B GRIMM Power Plc has posted a 34 per cent increase in operating profit for the second quarter of this year, driven by increased revenue from new power plants and stronger energy demand.
Sun, 29 Jul 2018 01:00
Nam Theun 2 pauses power generation, supporting flood prevention efforts
One of the largest hydropower plants in Laos has temporarily halted electric power generation in a bid to minimise the risk of flooding in the Xe Bang Fay river’s downstream area, according to the project’s operator.
Mon, 14 May 2018 01:00
Siemens plans high efficiency power
GERMAN technology powerhouse Siemens, which has been involved in power generation in the Thai market for nearly 40 years, sees high-efficiency power plants as the trend for the country’s energy sector, which could lower electricity price and also be environmentally friendly.
Wed, 02 May 2018 01:00
Team to probe woes in renewables sector
THE Indonesian government plans to set up a team to solve financing problems for renewable energy power plants, as the government has signed 75 power purchase agreements (PPAs) with private companies.
Thu, 05 Apr 2018 01:00
Power venture to fill in gaps
YOMA STRATEGIC Holdings Ltd (YSH) has joined with International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Norfund to invest US$28 million in Yoma Micro Power Pte Ltd, which will implement solar power plants and mini-grids to power telecommunications towers and off-grid communities in rural Myanmar. Melvyn Pun, chief executive officer of YSH, said.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 01:00
PUBLIC WILL HAVE SAY ON POWER PLANT SITES
The National Energy Reform Committee has said that, under the planned energy reform, Thais could propose areas for the construction of power plants as a means to lessen the problems associated with the building of large-sized facilities due to unmet demands of the public sector.
Sat, 10 Mar 2018 01:00
Lao growth ‘bright in medium term’
A WORLD BANK economist team has projected that economic growth in Laos will start to recover from 2019 onwards after major hydropower plants begin commercial operation this year.
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 20:02
B Grimm shows growth, eyes Asean expansion
B Grimm Power Plc recorded total revenue of Bt23.7 billion for fiscal year 2017, a 14 per cent growth compared to the previous year, thanks to the opening of new power plants. The company’s EBITDA margin increased to 28 per cent and the normalised net profit margin rose to 9 per cent. It is now looking to expand into various industries in Asean.
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:04
New TMI subsidiary meets all power plants’ needs
Theeramongkol Industries (TMI) has set up a subsidiary, Theeramongkol Energy, catering to all types of power-generating factories.
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:50
Thepa network challenges deal on power plants
Fifty members of the Thepa residents network for sustainable development on Thursday submitted a formal letter objecting to the agreement this week between Energy Minister Siri Jiraphanpong and anti-coal plant protesters to review the coal-fired plant projects in Krabi and Songkhla’s Thepa district.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:10
Coal plant opponents declare victory after deal struck with government
Opponents of plans to build coal-fired power plants in Krabi and Songkhla ended their hunger strike and declared victory on Tuesday after Environmental and Health Impact Assessment studies were cancelled.
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:05
Anti-coal protestors start hunger strike, demand end to two projects
A hunger strike was started on Monday by two groups of protestors who say they will not eat until the government permanently cancels coal-fired power plants in the South.
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 01:00
Coal-fired power plants ‘partly to blame for Bangkok pollution’
Eastern industrial estate linked to air quality as PM2.5 levels exceed safe levels.
Sat, 06 Jan 2018 01:00
Plants put Cambodia closer to energy goals
THE INTRODUCTION of two new power plants in Cambodia last year saw the country inch towards self-sufficiency in its electricity supply even as energy consumption grew 14 per cent, the Mines and Energy Ministry said yesterday.
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 01:00
Does PM Prayut realise that protesters are not enemies?
The of citizens protesting against new power plants – be they coal, hydro or nuclear – happens in every country.