9. Thailand

Participating agencies (representatives)

National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC)
(Dr. Jitti Mungkarasiri, Senior Researcher)
(Mr. Athiwatr Jirajariyavech, Researcher)

Situation/operation details of the country of Thailand

Net Zero Target and Policy on Renewable Energy

Presented by: Mr.Watcharin Boonyarit
Director of Strategy and Planning Division,
Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE),
Ministry of Energy, Thailand


Energy Situation and CO2 Emission from Energy Consumption in Thailand

• Thailand’s Solar Potential

CO2 Emission from Thailand Energy Consumption (as of 2020)

Strategic Direction of National Energy Plan 2022

  1. Reduce the burden of energy costs and promote investments in energy infrastructure
  2. Support SMEs and vulnerable groups to overcome the economic hardship due to COVID 19. Also, strengthens the local economy
  3. Transform energy sector with new innovation and environmental concern

National Energy Plan 2022

  • Driven Mechanisms of BCG on Energy

    1. Clean Energy with Low Carbon
    2. Energy in Transportation Sector & EV
    3. Energy Efficiency Enhancement
    4. Biorefinery
    5. Carbon Sink & CO2 Absorption