UASB (Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket) process – What is it? Pros and cons? 

UASB  is the process where the organic matters in the waste are degraded by methanogens to produce biogas. The specialty of this process is that the microbes aggregate and form granules. This process was invented in the 1980s by Prof. Lettinga.  Papop has contributed to the early development of this process by commercialize this process 25 years ago in Thailand. 


8 June 2022

The Win and Loss of Community Power Plant Projects in Thailand (Part 2)

The locations of biomass and biogas community power plant projects, the discount FiTf rate and the final FiT rate for the winners are shown. The interesting data is on the distribution of these projects in various regions of Thailand.  Looking at both the biomass and biogas projects, it is obvious that Northeastern Region has the highest number of projects, followed by Northern Region.


25 March 2022

First Full Scale Biogas Power Plant from Organic Fraction of Municipal Solid Waste in Thailand

This is the first full scale and largest biogas power plant using organic fraction from municipal solid waste or MSW in Thailand as of 2019. This factory was constructed by Bankai Papop Joint Venture. The project started in 2018 and was completed in 2019. The factory is located in the Integrated MSW Management Center in Rayong Province and operated by Rayong Provincial Administration Office or PAO in Rayong Province of Thailand.


14 January 2022

Community Power Plant for Grass Root Economy in Thailand – Origin and Journey

oot Economy”. It was first conceptualized during the former Energy Minister, Mr. Sontirat Sontijirawong, in 2019. At that time, He had a great plan on building countrywide power plants using renewable energy sources such as energy crop, napier grass, biomass, wastewater, organic wastes or agricultural wastes and simultaneously support the grass root economy who provide the sources of these raw materials through Community Enterprises and Networks of Community Enterprises.


12 November 2021
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