Drones Are Improving Water Management in Thailand

Thailand is feeling the impact of climate change – in particular, the agricultural sector has to deal with extreme weather conditions. The disastrous flooding of 2011 was followed by years of drought, which put additional pressure on water resources already compromised by agriculture. On behalf of the German Federal Ministry …

B.Grimm’s Solar Power Generates B500m

B.Grimm Power Co, a unit of B.Grimm Group, has started commercial operation of solar power plants in four provinces with a power-generating capacity totalling 114 megawatts. President and chief executive Preeyanart Soontornwata said power generated from the new plants has been sold to the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) and has …

Morocco Becomes IEA Association Country, the First for the Middle East and Africa

The International Energy Agency (IEA) welcomed the Kingdom of Morocco as an Association Country recently, deepening the partnership between both parties for a more sustainable and secure energy future. Morocco becomes the latest member of the IEA family and the first country in the Middle East and North Africa to …

Indonesia, Vietnam look to blaze trail for solar in Southeast Asia

Indonesia and Vietnam are looking to join Thailand in blazing a trail for solar power in Southeast Asia, introducing targets to fire up green energy generation as a landmark global agreement to curb pollution is set to take effect. Countries around the world are coming under increasing pressure to crack …

Paris Climate Agreement Moves Closer to Entry into Force in 2016 as 60 Countries...

The Paris Agreement on climate change moved closer towards entering into force in 2016 as 31 more countries joined the agreement today at a special event hosted by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Several large emitting countries, which had not yet completed their domestic approval processes in time for the …

A Look at Samsung’s Environmental Activities Around the World

As the planet faces a growing list of problems, from climate change and pollution to environmental degradation and resource depletion, the preservation and conservation of the environment has never been more significant. Recognizing these challenges, and acknowledging its responsibility to work toward solving them, Samsung Electronics has aimed to carry …

IEA and Thailand launch Thailand Energy Information Centre in Bangkok

The International Energy Agency (IEA) and Thailand today launched a centre to consolidate high-quality, accurate and comprehensive energy information. Thailand’s Vice Minister of Energy, Nattipon Kanokchot, and IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol unveiled the Thailand Energy Information Centre in Bangkok during an inauguration ceremony attended by high-level government officials, industry …