EGAT Mae Moh wins 2 awards from ASEAN Coal Awards 2017, earning international fame on coal power generation

          EGAT Mae Moh won the winning prize on Best Practice for Surface Coal Mining and the first runner-up prize on Corporate Social Responsibility from ASEAN Coal Awards 2017.

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          On September 27, 2017 Mr. Kornrasit Pakchotanon, EGAT Governor, Mr. Thaworn Ngamganokwan, Deputy Governor – Fuel, Mr. Amornpun Leelaporn, Assistant Governor – Generation 2, Mr. Adul Pitakchartiwong, Assistant Governor – System Control were EGAT representatives to congratulate EGAT Mae Moh that was awarded ASEAN Coal Awards 2017 which had been held in ASEAN Energy Business Forum 2017 at Conrad Hotel, Manila, Philippines.

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          From ASEAN Coal Awards 2017, EGAT Mae Moh won the winning prize in the category of Best Practice for Surface Coal Mining under the topic “Mae Moh Lignite Mine” and the first runner-up in the category of Corporate Social Responsibility under the topic “The Community Collaboration for Sustainable Development in Mae Moh District”.

          Having been selected to win these 2 prizes by Board of Judge (BOJ) for ASEAN Coal Awards 2017, EGAT Mae Moh operation has been guaranteed by international standards. Both of EGAT Mae Moh’s clean coal technology and its corporate social responsibility comply with ASEAN regional regulations.

          Mr. Thaworn Ngamganokwan, Deputy Governor – Fuel said that EGAT Mae Moh gives an importance on environmental management and public participation especially the acceptance of all stakeholders.

          The awards reflect that EGAT Mae Moh is equipped with good management. The quality of the coal has been improved before supplied to the power plant, which shows that EGAT always improves the operation efficiency. Moreover, it brings about the reasonable electricity price and environmental friendliness.

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          Mr. Amornpun Leelaporn, Assistant Governor – Generation 2 said that EGAT Mae Moh takes part in sustainable development of Mae Moh District, Lampang Province on economy, society, and environment with the cooperation from government and private sectors, academic institutes, and local people.