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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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A TSE-built solar rooftop project in Nakhon Ratchasima. The company is looking to expand its business to provide renewable energy to other countries. Image supplied by the Bangkok Post

TSE and the future of Renewable Power Plants

Are Renewable Energy Plants still viable in todays age? Thai Solar Energy Plc (TSE), believes that “the potential for renewable power plants in Thailand has become unfavourable after energy policymakers have put off plans to buy power generated from renewables for five years.” Policymakers have further announced that new renewable power producers will equate the …

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PV solar array in the Philippines

Philippines’ Solar usage ranked 1st in the developing world

This year, the Philippines has been ranked at number No. 1 among the developing countries in Asia in terms of the use of solar PV systems for electricity generation, according to a Dutch consultancy firm. “The Philippines is still relatively young when it comes to solar development, but was able to get seven active projects …

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Surat Thani roof top array by Enerray UAC Thailand

Enerray to build one of the biggest roof-top PV systems in Thailand

Enerray is a solar power company, leader in the design, construction and management of medium and large photovoltaic systems, both for third-party systems and proprietary systems. Enerray UAC Thailand Enerray-UAC Thailand (UAC.SET) will be building one of the largest roof-top photovoltaic systems in Thailand, with a total capacity of 2.5 MWp, enough to meet the annual …

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enserv group solar installation

Thailand’s Enserv, KEPID join hands in 1 GW of PV, storage

Enserv Group Co, a Thai renewable energy provider and Korea Electric Power Industrial Development Co (KEPID) intend to install over 1 GW of solar and energy storage facilities in Thailand in a THB-40-billion project. The Bangkok Post has reported that these two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding, quoting Enserv’s CEO Thanachat Pochana. He said …

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Will Thailand deregulate and fully utilize the sun's power

Will Thailand deregulate and fully utilize the sun’s power ?

Experts in the energy sector have called for the ‘deregulation of the solar rooftop industry’, which is currently under strict government control. The Thai Photovoltaic Industries Association is encouraging the public to produce their own solar power, as it is the cheaper option. Veeraphol Jirapraditkul, commissioner and spokesman of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) said ‘the number …

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