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Thailand’s Green Energy Market

and Industry

Dr. Twarath Sutabutr
Deputy Director-General Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE), Ministry of Energy, Thailand

Thailand’s New Government Energy Policies 1. Enhancing energy-related industries & business to be next generation value-creator 2. . Targeting Energy Intensity Reduction by 25% (based on 2005 level) within 20 years. Securing country’s energy supply Ms. Up-scaling RE mix to 25% in 10 years 5.Yingluck Shinawatra Thailand’s Prime Minister 3. Pricing energy right 4.

300 MW Small + Mini Hydro 320 MW Bio Energy Biomass 3.700 MW Biogas 120 MW MSW 160 MW Biofuels • Ethanol • Biodiesel 20% Oil substitution .Thailand’s Renewable Energy Development Committed to the development of low-carbon society Government Funding On R & D & D Activities Encouraging Private-Led Investment 15 years RE-Development Plan (REDP-Master Plan 2008-2022) 25% New Target Target 20.3 % of RE in Total Energy Consumption By 2022 Solar + Wind 1.

PEA Consumers 4 .Non Firm PPA Adder FIT EGAT . 50% 2010 . biogas. i.100% 2009. and MSW (i.e.Firm . 25% 2011 for MSW ) • “Energy Soft Loan” Revolving funds for Renewable energy and energy conservation. Energy credit • ESCO Venture Capital Fund • “Adder” : Feed-in Premiums Policy 2 DEDE & EPPO 3 Private Investor Banks Capital Carbon credit sale DEDE CDM DEDE EPPO 4 5 .Measures for RE Promotion 6 Supporting Mechanisms: RE-Electricity Generating (5 from MoEN : 1 from Board of Invetment) Support from the Ministry of Energy DEDE 1 Offices giving licenses BOIInvestment Incentives Technical support Promotion requesting ONEP EIA ERC Local Admin Licenses • Renewable energy maps • Info from demonstration site • One-Stop Service Renewable energy potential info • Investment Grant.e. solar hot water.

Adder of RE Technologies .

Existing RE Policies: International Comparison .

Policy Revision: from ADDER to Fixed-Price Feed-In Tariff .

Applicable of “All-roof” .2-metering system .Policy Revision : from Adder to “Fixed-Price Feed-In Tariff” • Solar PV Roof-top will be first-to-launch .20 years with 10 years-break-even .

New RE Policy • Revised Plan : 10 years  Up-scaling 25% RE • Some new concepts : ready to launch .RHI (Renewable Heat Incentive) .Compressed Bio-gas (CBG) for Vehicles • Some new concept : awaits final decision .FIT .Zoning .Distributed Green Generation (DGG) .

CBG .Rooftop-PV .Conclusion • Thailand will announce the revised RE plan soon.New policies : DGG . 10 years  25% • New plan  but same intensity of government’s support .FIT . Zoning .(possible) RHI .

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