Month: April 2018

A TSE-built solar rooftop project in Nakhon Ratchasima. The company is looking to expand its business to provide renewable energy to other countries. Image supplied by the Bangkok Post

TSE and the future of Renewable Power Plants

Are Renewable Energy Plants still viable in todays age? Thai Solar Energy Plc (TSE), believes that “the potential for renewable power plants in Thailand has become unfavourable after energy policymakers have put off plans to buy power generated from renewables for five years.” Policymakers have further announced that new renewable power producers will equate the …

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Thai Energy Companies Expand Across Southeast Asia

Thailand’s increase in Energy Usage Through the technology practices taking place inside individual homes in Southeast Asia, startups including Solar and Wind companies, are expanding dramatically. For twenty years, the Thai government have implemented renewable energy policies in support of this green tech, of which the country is now reaping the benefits. Oil and Gas …

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Air Pollution: Can we see the Blue Skies of Chiang Mai again?

Air Pollution: Can we see the Blue Skies of Chiang Mai again?

Air Pollution in Chiang Mai Local farmers throughout northern Thailand continue to traditionally ‘slash and burn’ the crops, typically between February and April every year. Particularly post-harvest rice and maize fields are set on fire in order to clear the land of plant remains and, at the same time, fertilise the soil in preparation for …

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Greenlots named New Energy Pioneer, Bloomberg

About Greenlots “Greenlots is building the all-electric mobility future by delivering the next-generation of grid-enabled EV smart charging solutions. We enable utilities, cities, businesses and automakers to deploy EV charging infrastructure at scale by offering real-time visibility and control of their charging fleet and transforming EVs into a flexible grid resource.” Winners of the New Energy …

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Floating Solar Farm in Rayong and China

A giant pond inside SCG Chemicals’ plant at Rayong’s Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate was originally developed to deal with a water shortage crisis that tarnished their production about 10 years ago. The 20-rai pond (3.2 hectares), equivalent to about 10 football fields, has become an experimental site and the country’s first floating solar farm. For …

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give renewable energy a chance

Will Thailand Give Renewable Energy a Chance?

Renewable Energy No More? The Minister of Energy announced recently that the Thai government will no longer be purchasing electricity from renewable power projects for the next five years to come. The reason behind this is because such projects have caused retail electricity tariffs to increase by 20-25 satangs per unit, and the electricity system apparently has enough …

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