On March 23rd, 2010, at Phuket Merlin Hotel, Teerayuth Aiumtrakul, a vice governor of Phuket, presided over a community meeting about energy saving in Phuket. Supot Sanguankittipan, a representative from local community, Jirasak Dharmajej, Head of Phuket Energy Office (PEO), village leaders and representatives from private sectors joined the meeting.
The main agenda was to select representatives from both government and private sectors to promote energy saving. Supot said in the meeting that the PEO would support people to participate in energy saving by setting up an energy committee in every village. The committees have to educate and see if people in their area can help to reduce energy use.