MEA opens solar power buy-back scheme from customers

The Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA) will let type-1 electrical users (residential customers) who have installed solar panels on their house roofs to sell electricity left over after personal use back to MEA to generate household income.The MEA announced on its Facebook on Thursday (July 30) ...

The Nation Reporter

Solar rooftop revisions soon

The Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency plans to ask the Energy Ministry to launch a revised solar scheme for the public after witnessing lower participation than expected in the household solar rooftop programme.Keep reading ...

Yuthana Praiwan

Energy Ministry has high hopes for solar scheme

The Energy Ministry expects the solar power project for household rooftops to achieve its projection of 15,000 participants by year-end thanks to the popularity of the trend globally and declining investment cost in the sector.Keep reading ...

Lamonphet Apisitniran

Solar power drawing private-sector interest after new PDP

Thailand’s solar power market is heating up as many listed companies plan massive investments in the sector. Distribution channels for solar panels are also expanding to serve local demand for both on-grid power generation.Keep reading ...

Yuthana Praiwan

Private solar power buying gets go-ahead

Energy policymakers gave the green light to start buying solar power generated from private buildings and households once again after postponing the programme for more than four years. Private buildings and households that are accepted by the programme will sell surplus solar power to the ...

Yuthana Praiwan

Siam Cement looks to reservoirs for solar power

BANGKOK–Thailand’s Siam Cement Group has developed a solar generating system designed to float on reservoirs, which are commonly used to serve factories in the country’s predominantly flat central region. The system is aimed at companies seeking new energy sources for their operations.Keep reading ...

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