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  • Tom 4:15 pm on November 30, 2009 Permalink
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    Thai nuclear power needs govt support 

    nuclear power plant Cattenom

    nuclear power plant Cattenom: commons.wikimedia.org

    The policy on nuclear power plants in Thailand must be imposed at a national level, driven both by the government and parliament, said Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) Governor, Sombat Sarntijaree.

    Mr Sombat said the EGAT had set plans to generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity from coal and nuclear power each. However, the production of electricity from coal was costly as it caused carbon emissions. If the nation was to generate electricity from coal it must use carbon capture and sequestration technologies to tackle the emissions and also bring the production cost of coal electricity to 2.50 baht per unit, the governor said. (More …)

  • Tom 10:07 pm on November 28, 2009 Permalink
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    Thailand Institute of Nuclear Technology scheduled to attend FNCA in Japan 

    The Thailand Institute of Nuclear Technology (TINT) will attend the 10th Forum for Nuclear Cooperation in Asia (FNCA) during 15-16 December 2009 in Tokyo, Japan. The participation is aimed at acquiring knowledge in building nuclear power plants in Thailand.

    Dr Somporn Jongkam, the Director of TINT stated that the management of TINT was scheduled to participate in the 10th Forum for Nuclear Cooperation in Asia which would be held by the Atomic Energy Commission of Japan. The forum was aimed at cooperation and exchanging views in nuclear power implementation among countries in Asia. Member countries comprised of Thailand, Australia, Bangladesh, China, the Republic of Korea and Japan. (More …)

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