Month: June 2018

Solar Farms and Solar rooftops, Thailand Image supplied by SPCG Thailand

Thai Solar Pioneer, Inspiring Women Across Thailand

Inspiring story about a local Thai business woman and entrepreneur Well known local Thai business woman and entrepreneur, Wandee Khunchornyakong Juljarern, has been interested in the solar industry for more than a decade. With experience in off grid installations, she continued to get rejected from banks and investors to fund her Solar Farm initiative. The excuses ranged …

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A village in Than To district of Yala, next to the Malaysian border, is one of several small pockets of private homes partially powered by solar energy, but the government now pledges a nationwide plan to encourage this form of alternative energy. (Photo by Patipat Janthong) Bangkok Post

Thailand Energy Authority give Private Solar Power Buying ‘thumbs up’

After a 4 year postponement, Thai energy policymakers have finally given the ‘go-ahead’ to start buying solar power produced by private buildings and households. The surplus solar power generated by private buildings and households (that are accepted by the programme) will be able to be sold to the state, and be fed back into the …

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