Seven opportunities: The newsletter

The law firm’s non-public newsletter “Seven Opportunities” explains attractive investment opportunities for foreign companies. #seven



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Seven opportunities: Thailand Solar Energy Update 2017

Thailand’s solar energy markets are fragmented and confusing. Send us details of your solar venture plans for a swift legal review of market prospects and the best possible course of action.



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Wind energy in Thailand

Updated overview regarding legal issues and regulatory developments in Thailand’s wind energy industry. Professional advice and assistance to ensure that long-term financial and property interests are protected.



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The comeback of the sun: The Thai Agricultural Cooperatives Program 2015-2017

The Agricultural Cooperatives Program (Agro-Solar) project and its realization in 2015ff. #solar #agro-solar



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The comeback of the sun: Solar rooftop projects

Thailand has a high potential to finance rooftop solar facilities in Thailand and to provide the customer with the panels, know how and infrastructure to accomplish the construction by a one-stop-shopping solution. Such business model can be limited to facilitate the self-consumption of the solar electricity by the customer only and not to feed electricity into the grid (so-called “zero grid feed”). Unfortunately, the industry had been blocked by the uncertainty whether such project needs a power production license. Thailand’s energy policymakers plan to provide the private sector with better access to the state solar rooftop program in an attempt to promote the use of solar power. The program for businesses […]



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The comeback of the sun: The evolution of Thailand’s FIT policy

After the rough years of Thailand first “solar gold rush” the government shut the doors for new solar projects. Starting June 28, 2010, new applications for solar projects had not been accepted (the so-called Solar Power Moratorium) and the Adder for new solar projects had been cancelled and replaced by a Feed-in-Tariff. The reason for this was that applications for over 4,000 MW of proposed projects had been submitted by October 2010, although a year later only 16 MW had been completed. In 2013, Thailand’s National Energy Policy Commission (NEPC) approved updated feed-in tariffs for both rooftop and ground-mounted solar photovoltaic panels with contract terms of 25 years. There are three […]



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The comeback of the sun: Legal and regulatory framework

Solar energy projects in Thailand as a low-risk and best-rewarded investment Solar energy is the oldest and the newest form of energy. Investment in renewable energy is one of the country’s priorities, given its goal to reduce its energy imports. The current legal, regulatory and business environment provides great market opportunities for foreign solar companies and entrepreneurs to develop and engineer a solar project, to obtain a financing based on the power purchase agreement, either with the aim of holding assets medium to long-term and operate the power plant on their own, to enter into a joint venture with the major players in the Thai energy market or to sell […]



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Solar Power Asia Conference

Solar Power Asia Conference, August 18-19, 2014 in Singapore: Conference Chairman, Panelist, Legal Work Shop Leader “Legal frameworks and solar investments in ASEAN” <Brochure>



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Myanmar Power & Electricity Summit

Myanmar Power & Electricity Summit, June 2013 in Yangon: Conference Chairman, Speaker “Good and bad experiences from Thailand – applicable to the Myanmar power & electricity markets” <Brochure>



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Project Financing Conference: Focusing on Energy & Infrastructure

Project Financing 2012 Conference: Focusing on Energy & Infrastructure Sectors, March 2012 in Bangkok: Speaker “Risk Allocation and Incentive Schemes in a Public Private Partnership” <Brochure>



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