“EGAT-Shell” launches clean energy technology aiming for “Net Zero”, supporting the global policy to reduce carbon emissions It notes that Thailand still needs to rely on electricity generation from fuel fossil to maintain energy security.
Bunyanit Wongrakmit, Governor of the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand)EGAT) reveals that EGAT has worked with the company a shellof Thailand Co., Ltd. exchange and study technologyclean energy such as carbon capture and use and storage (CCUS) technology and alternative fuel technologies for power generation.
Thailand has announced its intention at the 26th Meeting of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) to set a goal of carbon neutrality (Carbon Neutrality) by 2050.
and target net zero greenhouse gas emissions (Net Zero Emissions) by the year 2065. In order to comply with the goals mentioned above, EGAT has driven the organization under the ‘Triple S’ strategy, which is Source Transformation. Increase the proportion of electricity produced from renewable energy develop alternative technologies And technology to support renewable energy production Sink Co-creation increases carbon absorption and storage Through the Million Rai Reforestation Project
Including education on CCUS technology and the Support Measures Mechanism, promoting participation in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the public sector through the Energy Saving Label No. 5 project, the Green Classroom project. and promote the use of electric vehicles
For this collaboration there is a study of clean energy technology. The CCUS technology, the use of hydrogen fuel and ammonia as an alternative fuel to produce electricity, will reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere.
However, Thailand still needs to rely on fossil fuel power generation to maintain energy security. and meet domestic electricity demand The results of this collaboration will be applied to power plants and other EGAT projects in the future for the benefit of the country’s development. And being part of solving environmental problems at a national and global level.
Mr Panan Prachuabmoh, Chairman of the Board of Shell Company of Thailand Limited, said that Shell is currently operating under the Powering Progress strategy by initiating projects around the world such as reducing carbon emissions in Shell businesses, Carbon Credit trading and Renewable Energy Study and research to hydrogen ammonia fuel and CCUS technology
Shell has already implemented projects and more than 10 are being developed worldwide from Shell and EGAT’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in their business. believes that the potential Thailand talented Thai personnel
Together with the knowledge and expertise of EGAT and Shell it will help improve the quality of life for Thai people. Help push Thailand towards the country’s target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2065.