Thailand is in talks with three Southeast Asian countries to develop a smart grid system, a government source has said.
Thailand’s government is also exploring ways to sell smart grid technologies to the private sector, according to the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is seen on a screen in this photo taken in Bangkok on December 18, 2018.
Thanglong Province, a southern province, is a hub for the construction of the country’s massive network of power and communications facilities.
Its main power station is connected to Bangkok, and its main water network and hydropower plant is connected with the rest of the province.
Thaymaksin has also taken a keen interest in Southeast Asian smart grids, including Cambodia, which has seen the growth of smart grids and has been developing its own smart grid systems.
Thaksin is seen in a photo with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang at the start of a signing ceremony at the Vietnam-Korea Friendship Bridge in Phnom Penh on November 23, 2017.