Energy

Energy policy and administration

PTT subsidiary GPSC plans EV battery plant

Global Power Synergy, a subsidiary of PTT, plans to set up a factory in Thailand next year to make batteries for electric vehicles, PTT president and chief executive officer Tevin Vongvanich said recently. He said the company’s board visited a battery plant in the US city of ...

Ministry suspends licensing of gas stations, oil warehouses

The Ministry of Industry and Commerce has announced it will temporarily suspend the registration and licensing of currently unregistered gas stations and oil warehouses. New investment proposals on the businesses are also suspended. The move came as the Ministry is taking action to regulate the ...

New power sources: straw, electricity made from waste

The power provided to the entire lighting system of an industrial zone is derived from a waste-to-energy plant, while processed and packaged straw residue is sold for VND60,000 per kilo, used as material for the production of microbiological fertilizer. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Minister ...

Atomic energy generating billions of USD

Radiation and radioactive isotope applications have helped Vietnam produce more high-yield rice varieties resistant to pests and diseases, while new technologies have helped diagnose and treat critical diseases. From these applications, billions of dollars have been contributed to the economy. Hoang Anh Tuan, Director of Vietnam Atomic ...

B Grimm signs MoU for power line in

B GRIMM Power recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Poipet PP SEZ Co, one of the largest industrial-estate operators in Cambodia, to develop a power-transmission line at its industrial park in the western city of Poipet. This will be the company’s starting point in ...

Anti-coal group issues deadline to halt EHIA

Authorities have until Monday to withdraw the environmental and health impact assessment studies for the controversial Krabi power plant project or brace for a major protest, a group opposing the project warns. Prasitthichai Nunual, key coordinator of Save the Andaman from Coal network, said the ...

Cabinet approves power projects

The Cabinet of ministers approved on February 17 two electricity development projects in a bid to address the increasing demand for electricity in the kingdom. The two projects will be a 230-kilowatt transit grid development project from the Ta Tei dam in Koh Kong province as well ...

ASEAN energy cooperation: the only way to prevent ‘lights out’ in the region

The countries comprising Southeast Asia have witnessed steady economic growth and improving living standards since the Asian Financial Crisis. Having weathered the global fiscal and financial crisis better than most other parts of the world, Southeast Asia has become the third-fastest growing region in the ...

Deconstructing China’s energy security strategy

Given continued American global naval supremacy, which is unlikely to be challenged successfully in the foreseeable future, Beijing’s highest strategic priority is to ensure energy security by connecting friendly major oil and gas producers to China via pipelines transiting through land routes beyond the effective ...

Policymakers to decide Krabi plant fate

Energy policymakers will make a final decision on Feb 17 about whether the government will proceed with a plan to build a coal-fired power plant in the southern city of Krabi, says the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand. Egat governor Kornrasit Pakchotanon said the National ...

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