At Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River, Sathon District: Pol.Lt.Gen. Sopon Pisuttiwong, Deputy Governor of Bangkok, acted as witness the signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the study of joint venture for environmentally friendly waste-to-energy power plant between Newsky Energy (Thailand) Company Limited and Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA).
At present, Newsky Energy (Thailand) Company Limited is also a contractor who works with the BMA and invest in the development of the 2 solid waste disposal projects using incinerators with a capacity of at least 1,000 tons per day in order to generate electric power, namely, Nong Khaem Solid Waste Disposal Center and On Nut Solid Waste Disposal Center. Both projects are in the process of implementation and are expected to distribute electric power into the system within the year 2024. Public hearing was conducted to listen to and gather opinions from stakeholders of the environmentally friendly waste-to-energy power plant project with the capacity of at least 1,000 tons per day, On Nut Solid Waste Disposal Center, on March 9 – 11, 2021 at Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre or BITEC in Bang Na district. Many people living in the neighboring areas of the project actively participated in the public hearing. It can be assured that the BMA will have effective and environmentally friendly solid waste disposal projects using incinerators for power generation in compliance with strategies and vision of the BMA.
“The signing of the MOU on the study of joint venture for environmentally friendly waste-to-energy power plant today is considered as the promotion of cooperation between state enterprises of Thailand and China. This is a part of the microgrid pilot project to accommodate the expansion of alternative energy in capital area and to promote environmental protection and conservation. It is an auspicious occasion for national development and advancement of the BMA. Moreover, it strengthens firm and long-lasting friendly ties between the People’s Republic of China and Thailand”, said Pol.Lt.Gen. Sopon Pisuttiwong.