14 Sep 2023 (Thai News Agency) 'Chaichana' thanks the government for announcing a reduction in electricity costs to 4.10 baht per unit. Recommended if you truly want to reduce electricity costs. Must cancel FT fee Pointing out that this is a Democrat Party policy used in the campaign. To reflect real costs and be fair to electricity users. Urges the Ministry of Energy and related parties to answer clearly. 'Wind Energy Company' requests use of space to conduct business. and how to pay taxes to local administrative organizations
Mr. Chaichana Dejdecho, Nakhon Si Thammarat MP and Acting Deputy Secretary-General of the Democrat Party Mentioning the Cabinet's resolution for the first time In the era of Mr. Settha Thavisin, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, yesterday the electricity bill was reduced to 4.10 baht per kilowatt hour from 4.45 baht, starting from the billing cycle this September onwards. and reduce the price of diesel fuel to less than 30 baht per liter, starting from September 20 onwards, which is considered a Cabinet resolution that has come out and has resonated with the people. Because I have to admit that During the election campaign The issue of high electricity costs is another issue that almost every political party has a policy to solve. Therefore, the government of Mr. Settha Decided to reduce the electricity bill to 4 per unit. 10 baht, including reducing diesel fuel to less than 30 baht, is considered to help people in the current situation. because of the past People are burdened with unrealistic energy costs. Until causing suffering to the people all over
However, the Democrat Party itself has announced that An important measure to solve the problem of electricity costs is Cancellation of FT fees In order to make the electricity price match the actual cost. because it was seen that The calculation of the FT value is entirely based on assumptions. and is a vulnerability in the electrical configuration. It is only beneficial to certain groups. Therefore, he would like to propose that the government proceed with canceling the FT fee altogether. In order to get an electricity bill that reflects reality. and is fair to electricity users throughout the country
Mr. Chaichana added that another way to reduce electricity costs is And having energy to use sustainably is Promoting the use of clean energy obtained from nature Whether it's solar energy which he discussed in a government policy statement a few days ago that The government should speed up support and encourage people to be self-sufficient in energy. By installing a solar energy production system on the roof of the house. or installing solar cells Or even now that energy capitalists have invested in wind energy. In many areas of the country which he still has doubts about What steps have been taken to request use of space from the local government organization (Local Administrative Organization) because of the investment in wind energy? A lot of space is required. Including the installation of dozens of large wind turbines. Setting up a system to control the power received, etc., including paying local administrative tax maintenance. of these wind energy companies There is still no clarity. Therefore, he would like the Ministry of Energy Related agencies or even various wind energy companies Has proceeded to clarify such doubts. To create clarity for the people So that wind energy is another option to overcome the energy price crisis as well.
'I want to thank the government. that has taken steps to reduce electricity costs for the people Since the first Cabinet meeting, but I saw that it was only a reduction in electricity costs. without taking action to cancel the FT fee It creates paranoia among the people that Electricity bills may not actually be reduced. Because there may be a formula that will make the FT value As a result, the electricity price will not decrease as the government wants to help. Therefore, the action to cancel the FT fee. along with promoting a variety of alternative energy sources It is considered to help people live a sustainable life,' Mr. Chaichana said. - Thai News Agency