Practical Law: Electricity Regulation in Thailand 2020

October 15, 2020

Practical Law has published the 2020 online version of Electricity Regulation in Thailand: Overview, a Q&A-style guide that provides detailed overviews of power issues and regulations for operators in the Thai electricity market. The Thailand overview is one of 22 such guides to jurisdictions worldwide, covering key practical issues related to the legal environment for agricultural operations.

The Thailand chapter is written by Supasit Boonsanong, partner and co-head of Tilleke & Gibbins' regional energy industry group, and Charuwan Charoonchitsathian, counsel in the firm's corporate and commercial group, and it details Thailand’s domestic electricity market, regulatory framework, and procedures and requirements. In particular, it covers the following subjects:

  • Electricity market and regulatory structure
  • Main companies, foreign ownership, and import of electricity
  • Sources of electricity generation, authorization, and operating requirements
  • Transmission authorization, operating requirements, and charges
  • System balancing
  • Distribution authorization, operating requirements, and charges
  • Supply authorization and operating requirements, trading between generators and suppliers, electricity price and conditions of sale, and statutory powers
  • Tax issues and insurance
  • Reform

Practical Law is owned by Thomson Reuters and provides global guides covering legal know-how for corporate lawyers, covering dozens of industries and practice areas in jurisdictions around the world.

The full Electricity Regulation in Thailand  guide can be accessed on the Practical Law website.