Thammasat University (TU), Thailand’s second-oldest university, has launched an initiative toinstall solar panels on its rooftops for intra-campus electricity generating with the goal of reaching overall production of 15 megawatts by the end of 2017, the biggest among all universities in Asia and the fourth-largest in the world. Professor Dr. Somkit Lertpaithoon, Thammasat University rector, said the move was part of TU’s “Sustainable University” project. The solar rooftops are set to be installed at the university’s Rangsit Campus in two phases. The first phase will generate a total of six megawatts of power and the second phase will bring the total to nine megawatts by the end of 2017.
Porsche Continues To Create Jobs And Now Employs Over 20,000 Individuals
Bangkok–AAS Auto Service: Stuttgart. With great success, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG has started off the year and continues to step up its deliveries, revenue and operating profit in the first three months of 2014. With 38,663 vehicles, the deliveries beat the value of the previous year by 4.5 percent. Revenue rose by one-fifth to 3.93 billion euro in the first quarter of the fiscal year. The operating profit grew by 22 percent to 698 million euro. The number of jobs, which stood at around 13,000 three years ago, rose once again and exceeded the threshold of 20,000 employees in February 2014. Continue reading →