Bangkok (VNA) – State-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) expects to operate a 45-megawatt floating solar farm it claims to be the largest in the world this June. Egat signed a contract with B.Grimm Power Plc, which will serve as an engineering, procurement and construction firm to develop photovoltaic panels worth 842 million baht (28 million USD) on Sirindhorn Dam in Ubon Ratchathani, where an Egat hydropower plant is operating. The floating solar farm is designed to be a hybrid system, working in tandem with 36MW of hydropower generation to increase optimisation capacity. The facility, which generates power on a water surface of 72 hectares, was originally scheduled for operation in December last year, but the launch was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Local media quoted Chatchai Mawong, Egat's director for hydro and renewable energy power plant development, as saying that construction is now 82 percent complete. Workers began installing the … [Read more...] about Thailand to put world’s largest floating solar farm into use this June
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The domestic credit chip cards are expected to be officially launched this week. The seven banks include Viet Nam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank), Ban Viet Joint Stock Commercial Bank (VCCB), Asia Commercial Bank (ACB), HCM City Housing Development Commercial Joint Stock Bank (HDB), Bao Viet Bank (BVB), Sai Gon Thuong Tin (Sacombank) and Viet Nam Thuong Tin (Vietbank). … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS JANUARY 25
There was the odd touch of class, a burst of acceleration when you thought something special might be about to happen, and then…nothing. Like an amateur indie band building, building and building towards a climax in a song that is begging for a rip-roaring chorus, before meekly moving on to the next verse. … [Read more...] about The Local Game: Nguyễn Quang Hải, Việt Nam’s most overrated player?
As the first legally binding international agreement to comprehensively ban the development, testing, production, manufacture, acquisition, possession, stockpiling, transferral, reception, use or threatening to use nuclear weapons – with a view to total elimination, the committee noted that it was an “important milestone” in the fight against nuclear weapons after it was adopted on July 7, 2017. … [Read more...] about Việt Nam Peace Committee hails the entry into force of treaty banning nuclear weapons
The fifth-largest province nationwide geographically, Thanh Hoa has a coastline of 102km, which is favourable for tourism and the development of seaports, along with National Highway 1A, the Ho Chi Minh Highway, the North-South railway and Tho Xuan Airport. It also has favourable conditions for aquaculture, especially shrimp, crab and seaweed. … [Read more...] about Thanh Hoa: a promising investment destination