Government agencies are set to approve a 1,400-megawatt gas-fired power plant project in Surat Thani this year, replacing two highly contentious coal-fired power plant projects in the southern region.
Bangkok-listed Global Power Synergy Public Company Limited (GPSC) has acquired a 25% stake in the 595MW Changfang and Xidao (CFXD) offshore wind farms in Taiwan. The Thai company, a subsidiary of state-owned oil and gas group PTT, is paying US$500 million for the shares.
Thailand’s Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) has announced that households and small businesses struggling to keep up with monthly electricity payments during the COVID-19 pandemic will be allowed to defer payments or request bill payment in installments.
Global Power Synergy Plc (GPSC), a power generation arm of Thailand’s national oil and gas conglomerate PTT Group, has paid 14.82 billion baht to acquire a 41.6% stake in Avaada Energy Private Co (Avaada), one of the leading renewable energy companies in India.
State-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) estimates electricity output and imports this year to rise by 1.68% to 195.16 billion kilowatt hour (KWH), from 191.93 billion KWH last year, due to a extended hot season and positive socio-economic factors.
July 13 (Renewables Now) – Thai renewable energy group BCPG Pcl (BKK:BCPG) announced today that a minority-owned associate has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 600-MW wind project in Laos.
SET-listed Super Energy Corporation is planning to develop Thailand’s first power plant based on hybrid renewable resources under a “firm” power purchase agreement (PPA).
The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has agreed to maintain the fuel tariff (Ft) rate at minus 0.1532 baht per kilowatt-hour (unit) despite a rise in fuel costs and lower electricity demand due to travel restrictions.
July 9 (Renewables Now) – A new joint venture of Japan’s Shizuoka Gas Co Ltd (TOY:9543) has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Rajabhat Mahasarakham University, supporting the construction of a 2.14-MWp rooftop solar array in Thailand.
Despite a string of challenges from the pandemic with more reliance on remote work and careful investment by customers, Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, is looking into digital power as a tool to unlock obstacles and believes it can be digital partner for Thailand.