Energy Minister Pongsak Raktapongpaisal has instructed energy policy planners to cut the amount of natural gas used in electricity generation and use coal and hydropower instead.
Energy Minister Pongsak Raktapongpaisal (centre) with Bangkok Bank president Chartsiri Sophonpanich (left), PTT CEO Pailin Chuchottaworn (second right) and executives of Thai Solar Energy Co Pracha Maleenont (second left) and Cathleen Maleenont at a press conference on cooperation for a solar farm project. THANARAK KHOONTON
He said the proportion of natural gas used in the power sector should decrease from 70% to 45% by 2030.
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