Thailand’s EGAT in talks for trading about 500 MW of electricity

The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGTA) is in talks with its counterparts in Myanmar and Cambodia for trading about 500 MW of electricity. With an installed capacity of 44 GW and a peak demand of 32 GW, Thailand currently has a considerable surplus. Further, community-owned renewable energy plants due to come up under the government’s Energy for All scheme will have a capacity to generate 500 MW-1,000 MW of power. Thailand plans to export this power to Cambodia and Myanmar.


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