Thailand Power Supply Bureau said the first 4 months of this year, power consumption showed a negative growth of 1% is consistent with the current economic situation, predict the political words to restore calm in the near future, the domestic electricity quantity can be increased by 2%. The power supply bureau to continue to promote the popularization of the use of LED energy-saving lamps in public, quasi intervention on the market price of LED lamp, the lamp will control the price of each 120-130 baht (equivalent to 23-25 yuan) range.
The director of the Thailand state power supply bureau Shun speech held in guess for the upcoming "LED 2014 Thailand Expo press conference said that this year 1 to April, the national electricity consumption as compared with the same period last year negative growth of 1%, than the same period last year to reduce the 50 billion degrees, about 500 million degrees. With the national economy by political problems and slow situation is consistent, if the political situation forecast recently resolved and produced a new government after the economic stimulus policies and measures, this year the domestic consumption growth may be 2%.
Shun guess said that the first quarter of this year the national economic growth of negative growth, the domestic electricity quantity is the same trend, expect the rest of the year to ease political problems and resolved, get the reply of economic development. At the same time, the power supply bureau to promote the use of energy-saving in the public popularity of LED lamp current, to improve the power efficiency and save power, and use the LED lamp can improve the power efficiency of 50% to 70%. With the national alternative energy and Energy Conservation Department of communication, to promote the fund to stimulate people to replace the use of LED lamps with energy conservation, LED lamp market price intervention, in the control of each lamp 120-130 baht level. The number of LED lamp has been the national energy-saving efficiency standards certification No. 5 is about 820 thousand, coupled with the promotion of government departments, the popularity of LED lamp usage estimates will increase further, save more energy effect received.
Electric power supply bureau national energy-saving standard No. 5 certification system has been implemented for 20 years, received a total of 3 billion watt electric saving effect, saving the equivalent of a new power plant investment of nearly 100 billion baht.