Thailand has solidified its position as a trailblazer in sustainable energy initiatives within the ASEAN community, achieving a remarkable feat by clinching a total of 17 accolades at the prestigious 2023 ASEAN Energy Awards.
Under the able guidance of Kulit Sombatsiri, the Permanent Secretary for Energy, and Dr. Prasert Sinsukprasert, the Director-General of the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE), the Ministry of Energy spearheaded a delegation of Thai entrepreneurs to the 41st ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM) held in Bali, Indonesia.
Thailand’s exceptional performance at the ASEAN Energy Awards underscored its unwavering commitment to sustainable energy practices in the region. The kingdom’s achievements covered an impressive spectrum of categories, boasting six first-place awards, six second-place awards, and five third-place awards. During the ceremony, an impressive tally of seven projects in the renewable energy sector in Thailand also received well-deserved recognition.
Dr. Prasert, during his address, highlighted the collaborative efforts of various departments that contributed to this remarkable achievement. He placed significant emphasis on the crucial goal of reducing energy consumption. Furthermore, Dr. Prasert emphasized that these accolades would serve as a driving force behind the country’s policies aimed at achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 and realizing net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. Thailand’s relentless commitment to sustainable energy practices continues to shine brightly on the ASEAN stage, setting a commendable example for the entire region.