Developing a Model for Alternative Energy Management that Supports Future Smart Grid Technology System in the Upper South

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Rattaset Chamchuree
Wanchara Wongpanyo
Bunyawat Vichanpol

Abstract

                The purposes of this research were 1) to study integrated power management models of smart grid systems in the upper southern region and 2) to develop a management model of renewable energy sources to support future smart grid systems in the region. The researcher employed the qualitative research design by using EDFR Delphi technique to obtain information from brainstorming and suggestions of experts selected through purposive sampling. These include senior and experienced officers from Ministry of Interior, and Ministry of Energy. In-depth interviews were conducted to obtain data. Later the data were checked, and evaluated, in order to certify the management model of technological innovation, the future of hybrid smart grid systems.


            The results revealed that (1) the management of alternative energy sources to support the future smart grid technology system in the southern region consists of energy management and the country's energy policy is an important tool in developing the country to achieve sustainability by defining production quantity on a daily basis in order to create appropriate planning of energy import and support for renewable energy. The government should have a policy to support renewable energy power plants such as wind power and solar power plants. This will offer insights for public energy management, promote justice and equity in energy access which provide solutions to the problems. The development of a renewable energy management model to support future smart grid systems in the upper southern region will be useful to all parties involved sustainably.

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Chamchuree, R. ., Wongpanyo, W. . ., & Vichanpol, B. . (2020). Developing a Model for Alternative Energy Management that Supports Future Smart Grid Technology System in the Upper South . JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN TECHNOLOGY, 13(2), 93–103. Retrieved from https://so04.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/journal_sct/article/view/195231
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