Energy Minister gives EGAT policy on fair electricity prices proposes to speed up amendment of laws to support energy businesses.

Mr. Peravan Sali Rathavipak Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy Policy Development Meeting of the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) with Mr. Prasert Sensukprasert, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Energy As Chairman of the Board of Directors of EGAT, Mr. Deparat Thipitak, Governor of EGAT and senior executives welcomed us to the meeting room on the floor 19th, Building T.103, EGAT Central Office, Bang Kruai District. Nonthaburi Province

Mr. Peravan Sali Rathavipakake and Deputy Prime Minister presented the authority’s policy, stressing its role as a government mechanism in helping to take care of people to obtain appropriate and fair electricity prices, and thanked the authority for supporting the policies of the Ministry of Energy and the government. Particularly helpful in taking care of the electricity bill. But as for the electricity bill during the coming period, it is expected that there will be a portion that EGAT can gradually use to pay off debts every month.
In addition, since EGAT oversees the stability of the electrical system, which requires up to 67% natural gas to produce electricity, it is clear that EGAT must participate in the management of the natural gas (complex manager). Overall, in order to ensure that energy business processes are efficient, transparent and fair to the people who use the energy.

As for amending the laws related to EGAT’s operations, both the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand Act BE2511 and the Royal Decree on Electricity Consumers BE2512, he believes it is appropriate to expedite the amendment to suit the situation. And commercial operations related to energy by expediting the appointment of an internal committee within the Authority to collect issues that need to be resolved. Submit it to the competent authorities as soon as possible
After that, the Deputy Prime Minister and the executive team visited the Renewable Energy Forecast Center and the Demand Response Control Center to develop the electricity network to be modern and support the growing demand for renewable energy, including visiting the work of the National Electric Power System Control Center.

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