Local people are being threatened by the local powerful politicians in the bid to protest the waste-to-power plant projects across the country, while academics stress that construction of the plant in the right location will prevent conflict in the first place.
Nearly one million of cubic meters of ‘organic’ mud will be dumped near a marine reserve.
The $2.3 billion project will be located about 1,500 kilometers from the Cambodia-Laos border and is expected to be completed in 2024.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MARD) report on the cause of landslides in the Mekong Delta has pointed out eight reasons, but scientists say the report is too vague, making it difficult to find reasonable solutions.
Coal will remain a primary source of fuel for electricity production in Asia for many years, according to prominent energy experts from Japan, Thailand and other Asean countries attending an energy conference hosted in Bangkok early this week.
Myth-busting on the Mekong’s hydropower dams
Consumers and commercial enterprise are already getting in the game. It’s time for utilities to join them.
THAILAND is preparing to sign a tripartite electricity-trading agreement with two neighbouring countries at the upcoming Asean Ministers of Energy Meeting.
Leaders of the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank touted its growing membership and commitment to sustainable development at its annual meeting, even as environmental groups were disappointed by its openness to investing in coal projects.