Thailand already has existing power grid interconnection with Laos and Malaysia. Photo: Reuters

Thailand eyes new status as Southeast Asia’s energy trading hub

  • By buying electricity from Laos, which generates more than it needs, Thailand would then have excess power to sell to Malaysia, Cambodia and Myanmar
  • The idea of connecting the region’s power plants and customers has been pursued for decades, but stymied by a lack of coordination and funds
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Thailand already has existing power grid interconnection with Laos and Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
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