Thailand alternative energies overview and incentives

Thailand alternative energy industry

A leader in energy production and consumption in Southeast Asia, Thailand is committed to diversify its energy sources towards renewable ones. With ambitious plans for the different alternative energies to be implemented by 2021, the Thai government also has planned for incentives to attract energy producers and investors.

Thailand’s alternative energy industry – summary

For some examples on the development of renewable energies in Thailand, watch the last part of this video on investment opportunities for innovators in Thailand.

Alternative energy in Thailand – page 2

Energy savings and targets – the renewable and alternative energy development plan (AEDP) – 2012-2021 – page 3

Thailand power generation by energy sources 2012

The AEDP renewable energy consumption target in 10 years – page 6

Thailand alternative energy development plan 2012-2021

  • Biomass – page 6
  • Biogas – page 7
  • Municipal solid waste – page 7
  • Biodiesel and ethanol – page 8
  • Solar energy – page 9
  • Wind power – page 10
  • Hydropower – page 11
  • Natural gas vehicles – page 11
  • Clean Development Mechanism – page 12

For more information on solar energy, watch: Future perspectives for energy in Southeast Asia

Support for investors – page 13

  • Adder program – page 13
  • Rooftop solar feed-in tariff – page 14
  • Supporting agencies encouraging alternative energy use – page 15
  • Attractive investment incentives – page 16

For further information:

Document from October 2014 by the Thailand Board of Investment North America

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