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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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A project to build a coal-fired power plant in Thailand's southern Krabi Province has been stalled.

People react negatively to more coal – Solar is expected to rise

The Thai government expects the country’s electricity demand to grow. The expected demand for electricity in Thailand, by the year 2036 is 70.33 million kilowatts. The Thai Government had wanted to build an 800,000kW coal-fired plant to generate power, in the southern Thai province of Krabi. The government wanted to also build another one, with a capacity …

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