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About Us

Welcome to ThaiWEA, a warm and collaborative community dedicated to empowering our members to achieve their goals in the vibrant landscape of Thailand. As a non-profit membership-based trade association, we bring together a diverse group of Thai and international members, representing various organizations, institutes, and companies.

At ThaiWEA, our focus is on supporting our members in navigating and thriving within the unique opportunities presented by the wind sector in Thailand. We are committed to fostering connections, sharing knowledge, and creating an environment where members can collectively work towards their aspirations.

Our mission revolves around helping you succeed in the dynamic and evolving realm of wind energy in Thailand. By leveraging the strengths of our community, we aim to provide the necessary resources, insights, and collaborative efforts that enable our members to make a positive impact on the sustainable development of the region.

Join ThaiWEA, where we believe in the strength of unity and collaboration. Let's embark on a journey together, supporting each other as we collectively contribute to a greener, more prosperous future in Thailand.

Our Goals

  • Collaboration and Communication:

    • Provide a centralized platform for communication and collaboration within the wind energy sector.

    • Host forums and seminars for key industry players to discuss concerns, analyze ideas, and determine economic incentives.

  • Government Advocacy and Influence:

    • Advise and influence both Thai national governments and international organizations on wind energy policies.

    • Increase negotiating leverage with Thai government agencies, regulators, and policymakers.

    • Provide input to Thai local, state, and national governments on wind and alternative energy policy and regulation.

  • International Partnership and Investment Support:

    • Enhance international technology transfer, offering advisory services and promoting investment opportunities.

    • Boost opportunities for foreign investment in Thai clean energy through prefeasibility and feasibility studies.

  • Business Development and Technology Advancement:

    • Foster the growth of Thai wind energy businesses, focusing on provincial small to medium-sized wind farm projects.

    • Attract wind energy manufacturing to elevate technology for increased electricity production at lower wind speeds.

  • Data Access, Industry Guidance, and Technical Support:

    • Provide access to a data bank for long-term reference data.

    • Offer industry guidance and technical support with a cost-effective and stable alternative energy source through data/cost-sharing.

  • Education, Research, and Community Engagement:

    • Encourage collaboration between wind energy and academic institutions, promoting research and knowledge transfer programs.

    • Produce educational media targeting rural communities, Provincial Administrative Offices, SMEs, and Cooperative Business Groups.

    • Promote wind energy use by encouraging agricultural landowners to lease their lands for wind farm development.

Meet the Board of the Association

The current member was elected for the period of 27 October 2023 until 27 October 2025



Mr. Watcharapong Khemkaew

Watcharapong Khemkaew is the Chief Development Officer of The Blue Circle (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a leading wind energy producer of Southeast Asia. He also serves as the Vice-Chairman (Wind Energy) of the Renewable Energy Industry Club (RE-FTI) of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI), offering his expertise to spearhead Thailand's transition to sustainable energy through developing and enhancing the efficiency of the country's renewable energy industries.  

With over 15 years of experience in project development related to the wind energy sector and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the prestigious Chulalongkorn University, Mr. Khemkaew demonstrates an exceptional proficiency in managing key elements of wind energy project development to ensure a smooth and efficient operation in such projects. His efforts have remarkably contributed to the successful development of several wind power projects in Thailand, securing a total of 1,200 MW in wind energy production.


Vice President

Waron Sanguanwongwan

Waron Sanguangwongwan leverages his 16+ years of experience in renewable energy development ,  to drive sustainable growth across Asia. He has spearheaded diverse projects, from Thai solar farms to Mongolian hybrid wind-hydrogen plants, demonstrating expertise in solar, wind, and other renewable technologies.

Waron's unique perspective, honed through work at both prominent Thai companies and international developers, provides the Thai Wind Association with invaluable insights into domestic needs and global trends. This dual lens informs his strategic guidance, contributing to the association's impactful growth and driving wind energy adoption in Thailand.


Vice President

Arda Gunler

With a background rooted in Mechanical Engineering, Mr. Arda Gunler, born in Turkey in 1976, stands as a seasoned professional in the wind energy sector. Currently serving as the Siemens Gamesa Asia Pacific Sales Director, stationed in Bangkok, Thailand, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table.

Over the course of his 16-year career, Mr. Gunler has held the position of regional sales director in the Middle East and Eastern Europe, with a previous base in Istanbul, Turkey. His extensive experience in the wind energy business reflects a deep understanding of the industry, positioning him as a key player in the Asia Pacific region.

His experience in navigating diverse markets and fostering collaborative partnerships makes him well-suited to contribute to the growth and development of the Thai wind energy sector.


Vice President

Mr. Woravit Visutrachai

With 30 years of experience in engineering and construction within and outside Thailand, Mr. Woravit Visutrachai has spent the last 12 years focusing on renewable energy, particularly in the Wind Power sector. His company has successfully executed numerous Wind Turbine foundations, contributing to the installation of almost 700 MW of Wind Turbines in Thailand.

Mr. Visutrachai aims to bring his extensive expertise to the Thai Wind Energy Association, anticipating that it will help cultivate a skilled workforce and increase local content in the Wind Power business. His commitment lies in driving sustainable economic growth for the country through practical industry experience and know-how.


Vice President

Patrick Architta

With a career spanning 25 years in technical consultancy, development, and manufacturing,  Patrick Architta emerges as a seasoned professional with a profound impact on the wind energy landscape. For the past decade, he dedicated his expertise to a Thai wind project developer, culminating in his role as the President of Asia Pacific for K2 Management, a technical advisory firm specializing in wind energy.


Mr. Architta's journey extends further back to 2009, where he contributed significantly to Vestas in Europe and the Americas until 2016. His earlier career from 1999 to 2008 delves into the automotive industry's developmental sphere.

Renowned for his extensive collaboration with leading Thai developers and contractors, Mr. Architta has overseen operations in the APAC region, solidifying his reputation as a key figure in the industry.


Beyond professional endeavors, Mr. Architta is driven by a mission to promote long-term wind energy development in the country. Anchored in his values, he seeks to unify Thai and international members for the collective advancement and promotion of wind energy in Thailand.


Vice President

Lin Wei

Lin Wei, currently serving as the Business Development Director at Goldwind International, boasts eight years of dedicated experience in the ASEAN energy and infrastructure sector. With a focus on renewable energy, he brings notable investment expertise and a comprehensive background in project development, making significant strides in wind, solar, BESS, and waste-to-energy projects. Lin's versatility and innovative approach underscore his commitment to advancing sustainable solutions in this dynamic and evolving field.

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