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Pongsak touts coal as solution to energy woes

Dems say govt knew of gas crisis last year

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Thailand must consider coal-fired power plants or invest in energy production overseas to meet surging demand for electricity, the energy minister says. 

Pongsak: Technology has improved

The country needs to secure an additional 25,000 megawatts (MW) of power to meet rising demand, Pongsak Raktapongpaisarn said yesterday.

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