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          EGAT has launched 4 traveling routes: “Happy Trips with ENGY” to Lamtakong Jolabha Vadhana Power Plant, Srinagarind Dam, Vajiralongkorn Dam, and Bhumibol Dam during October – December 2020. Moreover, “the 16th Mae Moh Festival” will be held on every weekend throughout November 2020 (the first day on Saturday, November 7, 2020) to serve Thai people with happiness and revive the country’s economy through tourism after COVID-19.

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          Mr. Prasert Intub, Assistant Governor – Renewable Power Plant of Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) said that EGAT organized the activity of free traveling: “Happy Trips with ENGY” totaling 4 trips to boost Thai economy after COVID-19 through tourism within provinces where EGAT’s dams and power plants are located. The 120 lucky persons to join 4 trips are divided to 30 persons per trip to experience such a special traveling. The first group of 30 persons visited Lamtakong Jolabha Vadhana Power Plant, Nakhon Ratchasima Province for 2 days one night on October 17-18, 2020. Apart from seeing the beauty of nature along the route, the participants had visited the first and only underground pumped-storage power plant in Thailand. They also viewed wind turbines on the upper reservoir and, at Khun Saichol Coffee Shop, tasted coffee whose beans had been planted and grown in the watershed forest. Then they went to Khao Prik Agriculture Industry Prison and had local food before buying local products to distribute income for boosting grassroots economy.

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          The 2nd trip of “Happy Trips with ENGY” will last 3 days 2 nights, to Srinagarind Dam in Kanchanaburi Province on November 14-16, 2020. The participants will experience landmarks like the Bridge on the River Kwai, panoramic view on the crest of Srinagarind Dam and learn folk wisdom about setting up beehive boxes to keep wild elephants from entering the house so that they can live with people in harmony. The next fun activity is floating on rafts. The 3rd trip will last 3 days 2 nights, to Vajiralongkorn Dam in Kanchanaburi Province on November 21-23, 2020. The participants will take a special ride on the OTOP Train to appreciate the beautiful nature of Vajiralongkorn Dam, visit the Khao Laem Skywalk, a transparent glass bridge which is a new landmark of Vajiralongkorn Dam, and play a hill slider. Then they will head to a cultural destination like the Mon Bridge, the longest wooden bridge in Thailand, and ride a boat to see the underwater temple, Wang Vivakaram.

          The last trip will last 3 days 2 nights, to Bhumibol Dam in Tak Province on December 18-20, 2020. The participants will appreciate traditional culture of Tak, beauty of Bhumibol Dam, and the self-reliance of locals. They will also join Loy Krathong Festival and visit the Chaloem Phra Kiat Thai-style Building that collects the biography, wisdom, royal duties of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great.

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          For more information of “Happy Trips with ENGY”, please check EGAT official Facebook Fanpage: กฟผ. การไฟฟ้าฝ่ายผลิตแห่งประเทศไทย. Moreover, the 16th Mae Moh Festival will be held on every weekend throughout November 2020 (the first day on Saturday, November 7, 2020). This year’s activities are different from prior years to comply with COVID-19 preventive measures in the time of new normal.