(EnergyAsia, April 23, Wednesday) — ‘Cogeneration Asia 2008’ will be held at the Plaza Athenee Bangkok Hotel in Thailand from June 26 to 27.

Cogeneration offers end users one of the best possible solutions to deal with rising fuel prices, increasing amounts of greenhouse gases and threats of depleting energy sources. The benefits of combined heat and power generation (CHP) or cogeneration include energy efficiency, reliability, supply security, cost savings and emission reductions.

‘Cogeneration Asia 2008’ will address the issues and drivers of CHP development in Asia. Topics covered include centralised versus decentralised energy, energy efficiency and conservation, fuel diversity and security, clean energy, and emission reductions.

Speakers at the conference include David Sweet (World Alliance for Decentralized Energy, USA), Suvit Limvattanakul (Association of Private Power Producers of Thailand), Narupat Mornkosit (Thailand Ministry of Energy), Sridhar Samudrala (World Alliance for Decentralized Energy, India), Wu Xiaohu (CECIC Biomass Energy Investment Co),  Ing. Christoph Menke (King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi),

William Byun (AES Renewable Energy), Witoon Permpongsacharoen (Ecological Recovery), Suchitra Sriram Frost &Sullivan), Toshihiro Tokumitsu (Japan Cogeneration Center), Hamdan Mokhtar (SIRIM Berhad), Ahmad Nor Azman Jamin (Felda Holdings Bhd), Darunporn Kamolpus (District Cooling System and Power Plant Co (DCAP)), Chira Achayuthakan (Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)), Vivek Taneja (Thermax Limited), Sandeep Sharma (CLP Renewables) and Steve Ng (Jebsen & Jessen Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd).

‘Cogeneration Asia 2008’ is organised by IBC Asia. For more information, please contact Admin@EnergyAsia.com.