- 20 Mar 2017 at 04:15
- WRITER: POSTBAG
As someone who has worked in the clean energy industry in Thailand, I'd like to make a few points regarding both the strong opinions on coal and the plans for coal-fired power plants.
Some Scandinavian countries are operating clean coal-fired plants that have been built fairly recently. The argument of global warming seems like a double standard, seeing as we don't oppose other activities that are more damaging in this regard. And no one has talked about the actual CO2 amount that will be emitted.
It is suggested we have many other choices, but I say we don't have that many alternatives: this power plant will be for 800 megawatts and will be online in 4-5 years.