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Fund allocates Bt2 billion for energy conservation projects

Aug 26. 2020
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By The Nation

The Energy Conservation Promotion Fund Committee agreed to earmark Bt2.06 billion for 1,035 energy-conservation projects in a meeting with Energy Minister Supattanapong Punmeechaow at the Energy Ministry on Wednesday.

The 1,035 are divided into two groups:

The first group includes 16 energy efficiency projects valued at Bt535.79 million, and 1,019 projects related to renewable energy valued at Bt1.53 billion.

As for off-grid power-generation projects, operators are required to apply for permission to use allocated areas in line with relevant laws and licences are expected to be granted by September 15.

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