CCGT Plants in Thailand - Ayutthaya & Saraburi
Bangpa-in Cogen
Location: Ayutthaya
Operator: CK Power PLC
Configuration: 118-MW, 2+1 CCGT with LM6000PD gas turbines CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2013
HRSG supplier: Vogt
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Shinryo Corp, Ch Karnchang
Quick facts: This CHP plant went commercial in Jun 2013. It is invested by Ch Karnchang (65%), PTT (25%), Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (8%) and individuals (2%).

Photograph courtesy of Shinryo Corp
Posted 1 May 2016

Kaeng Khoi-2
Location: Saraburi
Operator: Gulf Electric Public Co Ltd
Configuration: Two 700-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with GT26B gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, diesel oil
Operation: 2007-2008
HRSG supplier: Alstom
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Alstom, Mitsui
Quick facts: Financial close on the first phase of financing for this $663mn project was on 15 Dec 2004 in Singapore. The scheme was originally proposed as a 734-MW coal-fired power plant as part of the 1994 IPP program, but the sponsors then switched to CCGT configuration, and relocated from Prachuab Khiri Khan Province to a site in  Saraburi Province 110km north of Bangkok. Gulf Power is a owned by EGCO (51%) and J-Power (49%). White & Case helped negotiate a 25yr PPA, fuel supply agreements with PTT, and the EPC and equipment supply contracts. Pöyry Energy was lender's engineer. The first block went commercial on 5 May 2007 followed by the second block on 1 Mar 2008.

Photograph courtesy of Gulf Electric Public Co Ltd
Posted 6 Feb 2008

Nong Saeng
Location: Saraburi
Operator: Gulf JP Co Ltd
Configuration: two 400-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with M701F4 gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Operation: 2014
HRSG supplier: Sedae
T/G supplier: MHI
EPC: MHI, Sino-Thai Engineering and Construction
Quick facts: In Oct 2008, two J-Power subsidiaries signed 25yr PPAs with EGAT for 1,600-MW IPPs. Gulf JP NS built its power station in Nong Saeng district. The first block went commercial to schedule on 1 Jun 2014 and the second on 1 Dec 2014. The second block completed in Oct 2015.

Photograph courthesy of J-Power
Posted 7 May 2016

U-Thai
Location: Ayutthaya
Operator: Gulf JP Co Ltd
Configuration: two 400-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with M701F4 gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Operation: 2015
HRSG supplier: Sedae
T/G supplier: MHI
EPC: MHI, Sino-Thai Engineering and Construction
Quick facts: In Dec 2012, MHI received a full-turnkey order from Gulf JP UT for this CCGT plant in U Thai district, 70km north of Bangkok. The two blocks completed to schedule in Dec 2015. Gulf JP is 90% owned by J-Power and 10% by Gulf Energy Development Co Ltd. MHI also secured a long-term parts agreement (LTPA) for the plant.

Photograph courthesy of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Posted 22 Jan 2016

Wang Noi Blocks 1-3
Location: Ayutthaya
Operator: EGAT
Configuration: Three 650-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with MW701F gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1997-1998
HRSG supplier: MHI
T/G supplier: MHI, Melco
Quick facts: Wang Noi is on a 280ac site in Wang Chula Sub-district, Wang Noi District, 72km north of Bangkok. Originally launched in 1994 as a 1,200-MW plant, the facility was finally built out to over 2,000 MW. The total investment cost for the first three blocks was 37bn baht.

Photograph courtesy of Electricity Generating Auth of Thailand
Posted 28 Apr 2001

Wang Noi-4
Location: Ayutthaya
Operator: EGAT
Configuration: 770-MW, 2+1 CCGT with SGT5-4000F gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2014
HRSG supplier: Vogt
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Marubeni, Siemens, Black & Veatch, Nawarat Patanakarn
Quick facts: The $1bn turnkey, EPC contract for Wang Noi-4 and Chana-2 was awarded to Marubeni and Siemens in Jun 2011. Wang Noi-4 was handed over on 7 Apr 2014.

Photograph courtesy of Siemens
Posted 21 May 2014

   
Wang Noi Rojana
Location: Ayutthaya
Operator: Rojana Power Co
Configuration: 122-MW, 2+1 CCGT with LM6000PC gas turbine, 3 X 43-MW LM600PC gas turbines CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1999-2008
T/G supplier: IHI, ABB
EPC: NEPCO, Jurong Engineering, Lahmeyer
Quick facts: This CHP plant is at an industrial park about 70km north of Bangkok.

Photograph courtesy of NEPCO
Posted 23 Feb 2002

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 07-May-2016

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