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Authority wants renewable power to top NEPC agenda

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The Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) will propose to the National Energy Policy Council (NEPC), chaired by junta chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, the introduction of policies to accelerate renewable energy development to strengthen energy security. 

PEA governor Numchai Lowattanatakul yesterday said Thailand depended too much on natural gas, which accounts for 70% of the total installed capacity.

Around one-fourth of gas consumed in Thailand comes from Myanmar at 1.1 billion cubic feet per day with another 500 million from the Malaysia-Thailand Joint Development Area (JDA).

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