Symposium on Sustainable Power Supply Mix in the Future

Date: 20 November 2015
Venue: The Library, Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square, Bangkok, Thailand
Organized by Energy Research Institute, Chulalongkorn University (CU-ERI) and The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)
Supported by Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)


Welcoming and Opening Remarks: Dr. Dawan Wiwattanadate, Director, CU-ERI, Thailand

Keynote Address: Mr. Akihiko Uchikawa, Minister – Economic Section, Embassy of Japan in Thailand, Japan

Special Lecture1: "Thailand’s Energy Policy and Power Development Plan"
Dr. Twarath Sutabutr, Director-General, Energy Policy and Planning Office (EPPO), Ministry of Energy (MOEN), Thailand
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Introductory Lecture: "The Importance of Power Supply Mix on Energy Security and Sustainable Development"
Dr. Yanfei Li, Energy Economist, Energy Unit, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
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Session 1: Current Situation of Power Policy and Coal Power Generation and Perspectives in ASEAN and East Asia
Moderator: Dr. Weerin Wangjiraniran, Researcher, CU-ERI, Thailand

S1-1:"Coal Power Generation in ASEAN Countries and its Role in Energy Security"
Dr. Joni Jupesta, Manager of Policy Research and Analytics Programme, ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE)
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S1-2: "Power Policy and National Development Plan in Indonesia"
Mr. Jarman, SOE Leader of Indonesia, Director General for Electricity, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR), Indonesia
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S1-3: "Power Policy and National Development Plan in Malaysia"
Mr. Somasundram Ramasamy, Senior Undersecretary, Energy Division, Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA), Malaysia
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S1-4: "Coal Power Generation in India and its Role in Economic Efficiency"
Mr. Prosanto Pal, Senior Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), India
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Special Lecture2: "Clean Technology and Thailand's Coal-fired Power Plant Pollution Control Policy"
Dr. Wijarn Simachaya, Director General, Pollution Control Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE), Thailand
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Session II: Clean Coal Technology – Current Status and Perspectives
Moderator: Dr. Viboon Sricharoenchaikul, Deputy Director, CU-ERI, Thailand

S2-1: "Economic Benefits of Introduction of CCT in the EAS Region"
Dr. Phoumin Han, Energy Economist, Energy Unit, ERIA
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S2-3: "Achievements and Future Activities in Operation of Clean Coal Technology"
Mr. Atsushi Kimura, Manager of Mechanical Engineering Group, Fukushima IGCC Design Center, Thermal Power Department, Fuel & Power Company, Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc. (TEPCO), Japan
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Session Ⅲ: Social Prospects of Power Generation Business
Moderator: Dr. Sopitsuda Tongsopit, Researcher, CU-ERI, Thailand

S3-1: "Public Acceptance on Nuclear and Coal Power in European Countries"
Ms. Tomoko Murakami, Senior Economist, Manager of Nuclear Energy Group, Strategy Research Unit, IEEJ, Japan
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S3-2: "Public Concerns on Coal/Nuclear and Risk Communications"
Prof . Surichai Wun'geao, Former Director, CU-SRI, Thailand
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S3-3: "Public Communication and Public Acceptance on Coal Power Plant"
Mr. Veerapon Puangpitayavut, External Relations Director, BLCP Power Station, Thailand
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Closing Remarks: Mr. Ichiro Kutani, Assistant to Managing Director, Senior Economist, Manager of Global Energy Group 1, Strategy Research Unit, IEEJ, Japan