15 Jul 2021
On 13 July 2021, the Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid, in collaboration with the Spain-ASEAN Business Association and Center for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) of Spain, organized a seminar titled “Thailand-Spain Partnership towards Green Energy” at Hotel Meliá Serrano. At the seminar, experts in renewable energy and investment from Thai and Spanish concerning agencies presented updated information on current situation of the sector in each country to over 100 participants from government, private and academic sectors who attended the event in person and virtually. Thai panelists in the seminar included representatives of the Ministry of Energy, PTT Public Company Limited, Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited, Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) and Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI). From the Spanish sides, experts are from Embassy of Spain in Thailand, Association of Renewable Energy Companies (APPA), CDTI and Research Centre for Energy, Environment and Technology (CIEMAT).
In this occasion, H.E. Mrs. Phantipha Iamsudha Ekarohit, Ambassador of Thailand to Spain, gave an opening remark, in which she emphasized on the Thai government’s Bio-Circular-Green Economy Model where renewable energy and circular economy are driving engines for post covid-19 economic recovery. As Spain possesses expertise in renewable energy, the sector represents an opportunity for investment and research and development partnership between our two countries. The Ambassador strongly believes that the outcome of this seminar will lead to concrete cooperation projects between Thailand and Spain in renewable energy.