“We want to challenge the current situation and create a society that maintains the value of materials. We need a better economic system from environmental and economic points of view.”
Yesterday, participants discussed the Lao-proposed Luang Prabang hydropower project. An Pich Hatda, chief executive officer of the MRC speaks about the prior consultation process.
A new report by the Ministry of Industry and Trade in collaboration with Denmark’s Energy Agency, said the country needs early action to reduce future coal demand.
Thailand’s power supply has a large surplus with installed capacity of 44,000MW and peak demand is 32,000MW, leaving “plenty of room” to trade power to neighbouring countries.
The People’s Committee has told five districts where the canals are located to strictly handle illegal encroachment and littering and to step up inspections of the canals.
This means that all central and local state agencies that wish to accept offers of grants or concessional loans from international development partners must get approval from the government or authorised state agency.