The Policy and Regulatory Framework for Smart Grid Development in Thailand

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Chattaporn Harabut

Abstract

Electric system is facing a period of rapid evolution. The current regulation of natural monopolies does not offer sufficient way for network operators and network users to participate in this process. The deployment of smart grids in electricity network which amalgamates information and communications technology (‘ICT’) and electrical capabilities is seen as an additional instrument to achieve goals for improving flexibility, security, reliability, efficiency and the safety of the electricity system as well as combating climate change. This paper draws on the issue of the policy and regulatory framework for smart grid development in Thailand. This paper applies analytical, theoretical and doctrinal legal study approaches to evaluate how policy and regulation are designed and applied in other country to analyze an appropriate regulatory pathway to deliver solutions for smart grid development in Thailand. It is argued that the effectiveness of a policy and regulation for smart grid development relies on how well it is designed and enforces.

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Harabut, Chattaporn. “The Policy and Regulatory Framework for Smart Grid Development in Thailand”. Naresuan University Law Journal 11, no. 1 (June 16, 2018): 75-97. Accessed March 9, 2021. https://so04.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/lawnujournal/article/view/122436.
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