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The National Energy
The National Energy Policy Council yesterday approved an increase in special tariffs on power generated by renewable energy, to highlight the government's focus on such sources.
Chaired by Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, the NEPC raised the special tariff - the so-called 'adder' rate - on biomass and biogas power with less than 1 megawatt in installed capacity to Bt0.50 per unit from Bt0.30.
Tariffs on waste energy are increased from Bt2.50 to Bt3.50 per unit, those of wind power with installed capacity of less than 50MW to Bt4.50 from Bt3.50, and those of small hydro-power plants with capacity of …