Home delivery of waste! Thai park sends rubbish in a box to tourists’ houses

Campers will receive a box, which contains all the litter they left behind

World Bank grants Thailand $5m to protect ozone layer and climate

The country is one of the world’s 10 largest importers and consumers of ozone-depleting hydrochlorofluorocarbons

Pandora is crystal clear about 2025 carbon neutral goal

The jewellery brand has also set a target to source 100% renewable electricity at its two crafting facilities in Thailand

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Thailand’s renewable future looks sunny with floating solar plans

The country, which is Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy, aims to cover reservoirs with 2.7GW of panels

Thai’d into fossil fuels? Not for long…

Thailand’s energy mix could be 37% renewable by 2036. That’s according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Ministry of Energy of Thailand, which say this could reduce the country’s annual power and heating bill by $1.2 billion (£900m) a year. The group suggests it would also help reduce the volume of fossil fuel […]

Asia’s largest turbines installed in Thailand

The tallest turbines in Asia have been installed at a wind farm in Thailand. The Sarahnlom wind farm in the Nahkon Ratchasima province in central Thailand consists of 33 turbines, with a total capacity of 67.5MW. According to Siemens Gamesa, the turbines are equipped with 153-metre tall towers and 56-metre blades, reaching a total height […]

BP inks LNG deal with Thai oil and gas firm

BP has signed a deal to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to a Thai state-owned oil and gas company. Under the agreement, the British energy giant will provide PTT with around one million tonnes of LNG annually for 20 years. Supply with start this year and will be sourced from BP’s diverse portfolio of LNG, […]

Thailand joins World Bank climate change alliance

Thailand has joined a global alliance of more than 30 nations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy usage. The government plans to advance the nation’s climate policy through the World Bank’s ‘Partnership for Market Readiness’ for developing countries. Established in 2011, it is a grant-based global partnership that provides support and funding for development and […]

Energy deal at heart of Qatar World Cup bid allegations

Allegations of corruption in Qatar’s successful World Cup bid centre around a multi-million dollar gas deal for Thailand. A report in The Times claimed Qatari businessman Mohamed Bin Hammam arranged for Worawi Makudi, a Thai FIFA official, to hold talks with Qatar on a natural gas sale “potentially worth millions of dollars to Thailand”. Qatar’s […]

Electric Tuk Tuk maker hits USA

The poor tuk-tuk cyclists serving tourists in the West End may well be green with envy – as a Dutch manufacturer is to sell electric motor versions in the United States. Originally found on the streets of Thailand, tuk-tuks have had an electric, zero emission makeover. Dutch business TukTukFactory which manufactures them in Thailand said […]