Thailand and EU Continue Support for Renewable Energy Development Efforts in Two-Day Seminar

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Thailand and EU Continue Support for Renewable Energy Development Efforts in Two-Day Seminar
Thailand and EU Continue Support for Renewable Energy Development Efforts in Two-Day Seminar

The Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency, Ministry of Energy and the European Union Delegation to Thailand will continue their joint efforts to enhance renewable energy development with a two-day seminar titled “Renewable Energy Technology Implementation in Thailand: Experience Transfer from Europe” Scheduled to be held at Vimarnsuriya Room, Dusit Thani Hotel, Bangkok on 4 – 5 October 2012 from 8:00am to 4:30pm, this seminar is the second event in a series of seminars and workshops aiming to share experience and develop expertise of Thai stakeholders in renewable energy, energy efficiency development, and related issues.

Additionally, the event will be a direct followup on conclusions and recommendations from the Stakeholder Workshop held on 15 August 2012.

The seminar will be divided into five sessions dedicated to the main areas of Thailand’s renewable energy sector – Biogas, Biomass, Solar Energy, Waste to Energy, and Wind Energy – to cover topics such as public participation in waste-to-energy and biogas programmes, wind technology standards, solar power development roadmap and communitylevel biomass projects.

Interested persons can obtain further information on the seminar or confirm attendance online at www.TEC-II.net/ online-reg.htm, by calling Khun Pawantee Chotenisakorn at +66 2693 1661, or emailing info.pdsc@gmail.com.

The seminar is organised as part of the Thailand-EU Cooperation Facility Phase II initiative. The EU funds this technical assistance through its Thailand-EU Cooperation Facility – Phase II. This programme assists Thailand in furthering sustainable economic and social development and its integration into the world economy.

It has two components: the first is in the form of grants allocated to universities, NGOs or business organisations for projects, while the second component, known as the Policy Dialogue Support Component (PDSC) is in the form of technical assistance, seminars, studies and campaigns to stimulate policy dialogues between Thailand and the EU.

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