Alternative Energy Development Plan (2012-2021) Thailand 2011

Name of policy Alternative Energy Development Plan (2012-2021)
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Thailand
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • Renewable energy target
      • Political & non-binding renewable energy target
  • Research & Development and Deployment (RD&D)
    • Policy support
      • Strategic planning
      Sector name
      • General
        • Electricity and heat
          • Buildings
            • Transport
              Policy description Economy-wide target

              "DEDE has prepared the 10-year Alternative Energy Development Plan (2012-2021), aiming to promote alternative energy usage to 25% of energy consumption and reduce dependency on energy import."

              Sector-specific target "3. Alternative energy in transportation sector (fuel substitution) "3.1 Ethanol (Gasoline substitution) To increase average output of cassava and sugar cane by no less than 5 and 15 tons/rai/year by 2021 and to promote commercial use of other alternative crops such as sweet sorghum. "3.2 Bio diesel (Diesel substitution) To promote total palm planting area to reach 5.5 million rai, with 5.3 million rai of productive area that yield no less than 3.05 million ton/year of crude palm oil by 2021. It plans to run a pilot project for B10 or B20 in truck fleet or fishing boats while imposing 7% of biodiesel addition to diesel (B7)."

              Policy type
              • Renewables1
              Policy stringency
              Implementation state Superseded
              Date of decision 2011
              Start date of implementation
              End date of implementation 2015
              High impact No
              Impact indicator
              NameValueBase yearTarget yearComments
              Share of renewables (%)252,021reduction in energy consumption


              Source or references http://weben.dede.go.th/webmax/content/10-year-alternative-energy-development-plan
              Supports policies
              Is supported by policies
              Comments (background and assessment)
              Status Final

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