Tags : Energy


Toilet at South Korean University Turns Poop Into Energy &

Cho Jae-weon, a professor of environmental engineering at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) in South Korea, has designed a device that produces energy from human faeces, and rewards those who use it. The device is a toilet that sends poop to an underground tank where it’s broken down by microorganisms into […]Read More


Energy Ministry to hold bidding for gas exploration in Bongkot

The Ministry of Energy will go ahead with the bidding for gas exploration in the Bongkot and Erawan concession blocks in the Gulf of Thailand on Tuesday. A ministerial source said that Energy Minister Siri Chirapongphan had reaffirmed that the auction would be in the PSC (production sharing contract) format. He expected that it would […]Read More


Energy Min develops fossil-fuel free energy sources

BANGKOK, 7th June 2018 (NNT) – The Ministry of Energy is developing a framework to establish Thailand’s energy supply free of fossil fuel resources. Energy Minister Siri Jirapongphan said the framework, which will be completed by the end of the year, will focus on developing alternative energy sources for electricity supply and vehicles. Full story: […]Read More


Thailand to host Future Energy Asia 2018

BANGKOK, 27 June 2017 (NNT) – The Ministry of Energy is preparing to host the “Future Energy Asia 2018” event in December next year, hoping to transform Thailand into an energy hub of Asia. The Ministry of Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with DMG Event Global Energy on the organization of Future […]Read More


Electric car-promotion plan approved

The National Energy Policy Council today approved the first phase of the Energy Ministry’s push to promote nationwide use of electric vehicles in Thailand. According to the statement from the ministry, the plan would be completed in three phases. Read more: The NationRead More


Thailand plans to promote biomass energy production

BANGKOK, Feb 16 – Acting to further improve the environment in Thailand, the Energy Ministry will propose promoting biomass energ production to the National Energy Policy Committee, Permanent Secretary for Energy Areepong Bhoocha-Oom said. The proposal will be submitted to the National Energy Policy Committee, chaired by Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, at a meeting […]Read More


Energy Ministry to proceed with Krabi coal-fired power plant

BANGKOK, Sept 29 – Thailand’s Ministry of Energy has asserted it will push for a clean coal-fired power plant in the southern province of Krabi. Energy Ministry Permanent Secretary Areepong Bhoocha-oom said that electricity generation in the South cannot now serve the growing demand, especially from tourism and the service sector that is increasing by […]Read More


CMPO files for bail revocation against protest leader

BANGKOK, 10 March 2014 (NNT) – The Center for Maintaining Peace and Order (CMPO) has requested the Criminal Court to consider canceling the bail of Dr Ravee Maschamadol, core leader of the People’s Army and Energy Reform Network, who recently staged a protest outside the Energy Ministry. As assigned by the CMPO, investigative officers have […]Read More