Summary of Thailand’s Current Policy to Support Solar Power

On July 16, 2013, the National Energy Policy Commission (NEPC) approved two policy packages, which reopen the support of solar power in Thailand. The policy packages consist of feed-in tariff rates for rooftop and ground-mounted solar systems with a total target of 1,000 Megawatts.

1) The first package is rooftop solar with FiT Rates for three scales of

installations:

Scale

FiT Rate (Baht/kWh)

Quota

0-10kW

6.96

100 MW

10-250 kW

6.55

100 MW

250 kW-1 MW

6.16

S o u r c e : มตคิณะกรรมการนโยบายพลงังานแหง่ชาต ิ, 2 5 5 6 , การพ ิจารณาอตัราการร ับซอื ้ไฟฟ้าในร ูปแบบ Feed – in-Tariff ส ําหร ับโครงการผลติไฟฟ้าพลงังานแสงอาทติย์ที่ตตงั ้บนหลงัคา Solar PV Rooftop, http://www.eppo.go.th/nepc/kpc/kpc-145.html#6 [17 Sep. 2013].

The total quota for this package is 200 MW.

All projects must be installed by December 2013.

The system owners will get paid for 25 years.

The administrator of the program will be the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC)

2) The second package is feed-in tariff rates for community ground- mounted solar (1 Tambon, 1 Megawatt).

Year

FiT Rate (Baht/kWh)

1-3

9.75

4-10

6.50

11-25

4.50

 Source: มตคิ ณะกรรมการนโยบายพลงั งานแหง่ ชาติ , 2556, โครงการผลติ ไฟฟ้ าพลงั งานแสงอาทติ ย์ชมุ ชน, http://www.eppo.go.th/nepc/kpc/kpc- 145.html#6 [17 Sep. 2013].The total quota for this package is 800 MW.

All projects must be installed by December 2014.

The administrator will be Thailand’s Village Fund and the MOE.

This additional 1,000 MW from July 16’s NEPC Resolutions increases

Thailand’s solar power target to 3,000 Megawatts.

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