Country:Thailand
Year:2013 (amended in 2014)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2013 (amended in 2014)
Date Amended:

2014 (Aug 15th);

Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Feed-in tariffs/premiums
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Solar
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small
Agency:National Energy Policy Committee; Ministry of Energy - Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency;
URL:http://weben.dede.go.th/webmax/content/using-solar-power-alternative-energy
Renewable Energy Description:

On 16 July 2013 the National Energy Policy Commission (NPS) of Thailand adopted new feed-in tariff scheme supporting rooftop and community ground-mounted solar installations.

The goal of the scheme is to support installation of 1 GW of new, small-scale solar systems in Thailand by 2014.

Feed-in tariff for rooftop solar installations to be operational by December 2013:

Renewable source

Power plant capacity

Period of time

Feed-in tariff rate in BHT/kWh

Cap

Rooftop solar

0 – 10 kW

25 years

6.96

200 MW

10 – 250 kW

6.55

250 kW – 1MW

6.16

 

Feed-in tariff for community ground-mounted solar reduced twice over period of 25 years and to be operational by December 2014:

Renewable source

Granted for total of years:

Year of plant operation

Feed-in tariff rate in BHT/kWh

Cap

Community ground-mounted solar

25 years

1-3

9.75

800 MW

4-10

6.5

11-25

4.5

 

Amended:

The National Energy Policy Commission revised down its feed-in-tariffs for 1GW of rooftop and community ground-mounted solar systems on 15 August 2014. 

Feed-in tariff for rooftop solar installations to be operational by December 2015:

Renewable source

Power plant capacity

Period of time

Feed-in tariff rate in BHT/kWh

Cap

Rooftop solar

0 – 10 kW

25 years

6.85

200 MW

10 – 250 kW

6.4

250 kW – 1MW

6.01

 

Feed-in tariff for community ground-mounted solar reduced twice over period of 25 years and to be operational by December 2015:

Renewable source

Granted for total of years:

Feed-in tariff rate in BHT/kWh

Cap

Community ground-mounted solar

25 years

5.66

800 MW

Related policies:Feed-in premium for renewable power

Last modified: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:08:34 CET