How many dams are in Thailand?
Currently, there are 682 dams across the region in which 33 are cate- gorized as large dams, each having more than 100 m3 storage capacity; 463 dams as medium capacity account for 5,325 m3 storage in total; and 4,262 are as small reser- voirs (RID, 2010; Chanjula, 2009).
Which is largest dam in the world?
World’s Tallest Dam
Currently, the tallest dam in the world is Nurek Dam on the Vakhsh River in Tajikistan. It is 984 feet (300 meters) tall. Hoover Dam is 726.4 feet (221.3 meters) tall.
Where is the biggest dam in Thailand?
The dam was named after King Bhumibol Adulyadej and it was Thailand’s first multi-purpose project. It is the highest dam in Thailand at 154 m (505 ft) tall.
|Owner(s)||Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand|
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Why is the future of Thailand’s energy situation so important?
Realizing Thailand 4.0 and a Sustainable Energy Future
Having a renewable energy transition is a critical step for the country to realize Thailand 4.0 as one of its critical objectives is environmental protection, which will create an economic system adjusted to climate change and a low carbon society.