ABB at IEEE Dinner Talk

From left; Mr. Kijja Sripatthangkura, Mr.Sermsakul Klaikaew, Mr. Kraisi Karnasuta, Mr. Chaiyot Piyawannarat, Mr. Anand Gopal menon, Mr. Klaus-Dieter Stefan and Dr. Channarong Banmomgkol

ABB in Thailand participated in IEEE Dinner Talk on “Thailand policy on Energy 4.0” which was jointly organized by IEEE Power & Energy Society – Thailand and IEEE Thailand Section (IEEE) at Centara Grand at Central Plaza Lad Prao Hotel on November16, 2016.

Approximately 600 participants from the Utilities, Power Producers from both public and private sectors, oil & gas and renewable energy business attended this event.

With reference to the new Thailand 4.0 policy launched by the Thai Government to promote creativity, innovation, and the application of technology in various economic activities which has been welcomed by various sectors. To be in line with the government’s policy, the panel discussion was organized to provide information on the direction of Thailand policy on Energy 4.0. 

The keynote speech was delivered by the permanent secretary of energy, Areepong Bhoocha-oom, Ministry of Energy and followed by the panel discussion on “Paving the way for Grid Modernization” where ABB Thailand, Chaiyot Piyawannarat, Managing Director, joined the discussion on “Big shift in Power-Shaping the system of the future”.   Besides, the relevant sectors who join the panel discussion including;

Policy sector:
Mr. Kraisi Karnasuta, Commissioner - Energy Regulatory Commission

Energy sector: 
Mr. Kijja Sripatthangkura, Deputy Governor - Policy and Planning – Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand
Mr. Kirapat Jiamset,  Deputy Governor -  Metropolitan Electricity Authority
Mr.  Sermsakul Klaikaew, Governor – Provincial Electricity Authority

Private sector:
Mr. Anand Gopal menon, Chief Technical Officer - Energy Management Division, Siemens
Mr. Klaus-Dieter Stefan, Vice President – Schneider Electric

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