The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) will extend for one month to Nov 15 the application period to receive requests for residential solar rooftop panels.
ERC chairman Direk Lavansiri said requests from households only amounted to six megawatts so far, much lower than its target of 100 MW. The application period opened on Sept 23.
The regulator expects higher demand from the residential sector as its call centre 1204 was overwhelmed with calls asking about details of the programme, he said.
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