The electricity component of Energy and Natural Resources, published by Practical Law Company, provides a Q&A-style overview of power issues and regulations across 23 jurisdictions worldwide. The Thailand chapter, written by Cynthia M. Pornavalai and Santhapat Periera, partners at Tilleke & Gibbins, details the country’s domestic electricity market, regulatory structure, and procedures and requirements. In particular, it covers the following subjects:
- Generation: Sources, government policies and incentives including the power development plan and alternative energy development plan, renewable energy targets, and authorizations and operating requirements for power plants, wind turbines, and hydropower producers.
- Transmission: The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand’s responsibilities, authorizations and requirements to operate electricity transmission networks, and charges.
- Distribution: Purchasers such as the Metropolitan Electricity Authority, the Provincial Electricity Authority, direct consumers, and neighboring countries.
- Supply: Trading between generators and suppliers, electricity price, and conditions of sale.
- Tax: Incentives and distribution and bulk sale.
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