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RATCH Group entered into the pilot project of Thailand Voluntary Emission Trading Scheme, with an aim to enhance the effectiveness and reduce carbon dioxide emission

Mr. Somnuk Jindasap, Managing Director  of Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Company Limited (fourth from left), a subsidiary of Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Public Company Limited, signed the memorandum of  understanding of the pilot project of Thailand Voluntary Emission Trading Scheme with Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO) led by Mrs. Prasertsuk Charmornmarn, Director of Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO) (middle), and Chula Unisearch, Chulalongkorn University, led by Associate Professor Dr. Thavivongse Sriburi, Managing Director of Chula Unisearch, Chulalongkorn University(fourth from right) as well as other five power producers and petrochemical companies.

Ratchaburi Power Plant is under the operation of Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Company Limited, a power producer that plays a great role to secure the national power grid, with the installed capacity of 3,645 megawatts. Striving for energy sustainability, Ratchaburi Power Plant commits to be reliable power producer in order to enhance the stability of electricity generation at the fair price to allow all sectors to access electricity, with environmentally friendly operation. Throughout 14 years of its operation, Ratchaburi Power Plant also puts effort to reducing carbon dioxide at the power plants together with implementing forest stewardship program to maintain the carbon sink.

The pilot project of Thailand Voluntary Emission Trading Scheme will become a tool assessing efficiency and effectiveness of measures to reduce the carbon dioxide at the power plant as well as being a mechanic to develop guidelines and a goal to concretely reduce the greenhouse gas of Ratchaburi Power Plant as well as other plants of RATCH Group in order to meet the Thailand’s long-term target to reduce greenhouse gas.  

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