Thailand's Future Green Energy for Sustainable Urban Development

  • Pawinee Iamtrakul Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University, Pathumthani 12121, Thailand
  • Suapphong Kritsanawonghong Business Development, Prime Road Group, Thailand
Keywords: Green Energy, Sustainable Planning, Urban Development, Thailand


Due to energy efficiency action plan to reduce the energy intensity, the recommendation for utilization of renewable energy integration plays an important role among several choices of renewable energy, especially solar, biomass and wind energy and development the cogeneration system. However, different available sources of distributed energy resources both combined heat and power (CHP) system or renewable energy system have its own potential of implementation through urban development. Thus, this paper reviewed the situation and demonstrated the potential of the implementation of different energy options under constrains and limitations. Furthermore, environmental issues among local people were considered towards the implementation process under public resistance along with rules and regulations in obtaining permission and trend of investment. As such, the finding could be strategically important to the sustainable development of the country with the possibility to allow private sector to participate in the generation business could be in order to promote the competition of power industry.




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How to Cite
Iamtrakul, P., & Kritsanawonghong, S. (2019). Thailand’s Future Green Energy for Sustainable Urban Development. International Journal of Building, Urban, Interior and Landscape Technology (BUILT), 13(1), 7-18. Retrieved from
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