CCGT Plants in Thailand - Chonburi & Rayong
Bangkok Cogen
Location: Rayong
Operator: Bangkok Cogeneration Co Ltd
Configuration: 115-MW, 1+1 CHP CCGT with 6001FA gas turbine
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1998
HRSG supplier: Zurn
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Fluor
Quick facts: BCC is a joint venture of Air Products and Chemicals, Bangkok Industrial Gas Co (BIG) Chatri Sophon Co, Hua Kee Co, and Natsteel Ltd. Project developemnt started in 1995 as part of EGAT's Small Power Producers (SPP) program. A 21yr PPA between BCC and EGAT was signed in Jul 1996. The facility is adjacent to BIG's industrial gas works on the Map Ta Phut industrial estate. The project sells 90 MW of power to EGAT and up to 19 MW and 25 tph of steam to BIG.

Photograph courtesy of Bangkok Cogeneration Co Ltd
Posted 21 Jun 2006

Bowin
Location: Chonburi
Operator: Glow Group
Configuration: Two 370-MW, single-shaft, CCGT blocks with GT26B gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2003
HRSG supplier: Alstom
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Alstom
Quick facts: Glow has a 25yr PPA with EGAT for the Bowin CCGT facility.

Photograph courtesy of Glow Group
Posted 12 Apr 2003

Laem Chabang-1
Location: Chonburi
Operator: Laem Chabang Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 100-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 6001B gas turbines CHP
Operation: 2001
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Doosan
T/G supplier: GE, Doosan, Alstom
EPC: Fortum, Doosan
Quick facts: This plant supplies 60 MW to EGAT under the SPP program and heat and power to industrial customers. The original developer was Fortum and construction began in Nov 1999. In 2002, the plant was sold to SIme Darby, that company's first major investment outside Malaysia, although Fortum continued to be responsible for plant O&M. At the beginning of Aug 2006, Sime Darby acquired the plant operating company as well.

Photograph courtesy of Sime Darby Bhd
Posted 13 Sep 2006

Laem Chabang-2
Location: Chonburi
Operator: Laem Chabang Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 60-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 6001B gas turbine CHP
Operation: 2009
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: GE, Siemens
EPC: Sime Engineering, Mitsui, Thai Jurong Engineering
Quick facts: The LC-2 plant started construction in Oct 2006 and wend commercial on 20 Feb 2009. The plant has a 21yr fuel supply contract and was built to supplement energy production from LC-1 for the Laem Chabang Industrial Estate.

Photograph courtesy of Sime Darby Bhd
Posted 19 Jun 2014

Map Ta Phut Olefins Plant
Location: Rayong
Operator: National Petroleum Petrochemical Public Co
Configuration: 70-MW,1+1 CCGT with 6001B gas turbine
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2001
HRSG supplier: ABB
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Toyo-Thai Corp

Photograph courtesy of National Petrochemical Public Co Ltd
Posted 6 Dec 2004

Pluak Daeng-1
Location: Rayong
Operator: Thai National Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 110-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with 6001B+ gas turbines CHP
Operation: 2000
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Kawasaki
T/G supplier: GE, Kawasaki
EPC: Electrowatt, Sumitomo
Quick facts: International Power invested $90mn in Pluak Daeng which was developed under the Thai government's Small Power Producer program. Under the SPP, 90 MW is sold through a 25yr PPA with EGAT. The remaining power is sold to local customers in the Siam Eastern Industrial Park through a private distribution network.

Photograph courtesy of International Power plc
Posted 2 Sep 2006

Pluak Daeng-2
Location: Rayong
Operator: Glow Group
Configuration: 117-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with LM6000PF gas turbines CHP
Operation: 2012
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: IHI
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: IHI, Jurong
Quick facts: This CHP supplies up to 110 MWs and 1200 RT of chilled water. 90 MW of electricity is contracted to EGAT and the remaining 20 MW is supplied to industrial users within Siam Eastern Industrial Park. The plant went commercial in Dec 2012.

Photograph courtesy of Glow Group
Posted 4 May 2014

Rayong CUP-2
Location: Rayong
Operator: Global Power Synergy PCL
Configuration: 113-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 6001B gas turbine CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2001-2008
HRSG supplier: NEM
T/G supplier: JBE, GE, Shin Nippon
EPC: Toyo, Austrian Energy, Shinryo
Quick facts: This cogen plant in the RIL Industrial Estate seelss power and steam to a nearby PTT Global Chemical aromatics plant and sells electricity to EGAT. Gas is supplied from a PTT gas separation plant..

Photograph courtesy of Shinryo Corp
Posted 1 May 2016

Rayong Glow Phase V
Location: Rayong
Operator: EGCO
Configuration: 382-MW, 1+1 CCGT with SGT5-4000F gas turbine
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2012
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Black & Veatch, Marubeni
Quick facts: Construction on Glow Phase V began in Jul 2008. The new block was sited in the existing power plant complex and will supply existing and new users in Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate, Muang district. Thermal capacity is 120 tph.

Photograph courtesy of Glow Group
Posted 29 Jan 2012

Rayong Egco
Location: Rayong
Operator: EGCO
Configuration: Four 308-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with 9001E gas turbine
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1990-1993 (ret)
HRSG supplier: CMI
T/G supplier: GE, Rateau, GEC-Alstom
EPC: Black & Veatch, Italthai
Quick facts: The Rayong PPA terminated 7 Dec 2014 and the plant was closed.

Photograph courtesy of Electricity Generating Public Co Ltd
Posted 17 Dec 2003

Rayong Sipco
Location: Rayong
Operator: Siam Power Generation Co Ltd
Configuration: 160-MW, 1+1 CCGT block with 9001E gas turbine CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2010-2011
HRSG supplier: Daekyung Machinery
T/G supplier: GE, Fuji
EPC: Hyundai, Sojitz
Quick facts: The Sipco plant serves the SSP Industrial Park and is jointly-owned by Melewar Industrial Group Bhd (70%) and Sojitz Corp (30%). GE has a 25yr, $100mn O&M contract for the project. The plant completion ceremony was on 11 Jan 2011. Sipco cost $250mn

Photograph courtesy of Hyundai
Posted 20 Oct 2012

Rayong TLP
Location: Rayong
Operator: EGCO
Configuration: 117-MW, 2+1 CCGT block with 6001B gas turbines CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2003
HRSG supplier: AEE-CZ
T/G supplier: GE, Siemens
EPC: Toyo-Thai Corp
Quick facts: This CHP plant is in the Rayong Industrial Park. 60 MW is sold to EGAT under the SPP program and steam is sold to nearby industries. HP steam flow is ~65tph, LP steam ~14tph. The plant is jointly-invested by Egco (80%) and J-Power (20%).

Photograph courtesy of Toyo-Thai Corp
Posted 15 Aug 2009

 
Saha Patana Phase 1
Location: Chonburi
Operator: Sahacogen (Chon Buri) Co Ltd
Configuration: 122-MW, 2+1 CCGT with LM6000PC gas turbine CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1999
HRSG supplier: Aalborg
T/G supplier: IHI, ABB
EPC: NEPCO, Jurong Engineering
Quick facts: The project wend online in Apr 1999 and provides 90 MW to EGAT under the SPP program and up to 32 MW and 95,500 lb/hr of steam to the adjacent industrial park.

Photograph courtesy of NEPCO
Posted 23 Feb 2002

Sriracha
Location: Chonburi
Operator: Independent Power (Thailand) Co Ltd
Configuration: 720-MW, 2+1 CCGT with W701FA gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Operation: 2000
HRSG supplier: Vogt
T/G supplier: Westinghouse, Fiat, Siemens
EPC: Parsons Power Group, Westinghouse
Quick facts: In Oct 1996, initial PPA arrangements were signed between EGAT and Independent Power Co Ltd (IPCL) for a 700-MW CCGT plant in Chonburi and Westinghouse was awarded the plant contract in February 1997. The IPCL development consortium consisted of Thai Oil Co (56%), Unocal (24%), and Westinghouse (20%). The plant is near Thai Oil’s Sri Racha refinery and was commissioned in Aug 2000 at a cost of $350mn. This was the first of the so-called Phase I Stage 2 PPAs signed and the first big Thai IPP to complete. Five Thai financial institutions and seven foreign lenders joined to supply $280mn in loans. GT #2 was damaged and replaced in May 2005 by Siemens.

Photograph courtesy of Global Power Synergy PCL
Re-posted 1 May 2016

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

Updated 29-Sep-2016

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