CCGT Plants in Thailand
Bang Bo
Location: Samut Prakarn
Operator: Eastern Power & Electric Co Ltd
Configuration: 350-MW, single-shaft CCGT with GT26 gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, diesel oil
Operation: 2003
HRSG supplier: Alstom
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: B&V, Alstom
Quick facts: In Feb 1997, EGAT agreed an IPP PPA for this project at Bang Bo about 40km southeast of Bangkok. The developer was was GMS Power plc (67%) and Japanís Marubeni Corp (33%) operating as Eastern Power & Electric Co Ltd. In Oct 1999, Total SA bought a 28% stake in the project, 23% from GMS and 5% from Marubeni. This marked Totalís first investment in a the power sector in Southeast Asia. China Development Industrial Bank had earlier acquired a 12% stake. In Nov 2000, Alstom received the equipment and EPC order and Bang Bo went commercial on 26 Mar 2003.

Photograph courtesy of Total SA
Posted 26 Feb 2011

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

Chana
Location: Songkhla
Operator: EGAT
Configuration: 731-MW, 2+1 CCGT, two 400-MW single-shaft blocks, all with with SGT5-4000F gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2008-2014
HRSG supplier: Nooter, Vogt
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens, Marubeni, Black & Veatch, Nawarat Patanakarn
Quick facts: Chana district is in far southern Thailand and the plant site is only about 60km from the Malaysian frontier. The EIA for Chana-1 was completed in Jun 2004, and approved in Apr 2005. Comercial service was in Jul 2008. Chana-2 has the first single-shaft blocks in Thailand. and was handed over on 1 Aug 2014. Plant fuel is natural gas from the Joint Development Area (JDA) in the Gulf of Thailand delivered via a 7.5km pipeline.

Photograph courtesy of EGAT
Re-posted 2 Aug 2014

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. PŲyry 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

Khanom CC
Location: Nakhon Sri Thammarat
Operator: EGCO
Configuration: 674-MW, 4+1 CCGT with 9001E gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1993-1995
HRSG supplier: CMI
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Black & Veatch, Mitsui

Photograph courtesy of Electricity Generating Public Co Ltd
Posted 17 Dec 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

Nam Phong
Location: Khon Kaen
Operator: EGAT
Configuration: two 355-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with 9001FA gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Operation: 1990-1994
HRSG supplier: MHI
T/G supplier: MHI
EPC: MHI, Commonwealth Engineers Co, Ewbank Preece, Thai Jurong Engineering, IMC Group
Quick facts: This is the largest CCGT plant in northeast Thailand and burns gas from the nearby Sinphuhorm natural gas field on the Khorat plateau.

Photograph by jayamee (Panoramio)
Posted 30 Jul 2011

North Bangkok CC
Location: Nonthaburi
Operator: EGAT
Configuration: 770-MW, 2+1  CCGT with 9001FA gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Operation: 2010
HRSG supplier: CMI
T/G supplier: GE, Hitachi
EPC: Sumitomo, Hitachi, ItalThai
Quick facts: On 15 Mar 2007, EGAT and a consortium of Sumitomo, Hitachi, and Italian-Thai Development signed the EPC contract for North Bangkok. The project cost Baht 12,349mn. Construction started in Jan 2007.

Photograph by snopadol (dpreview)
Posted 29 Sep 2010

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

Ratchaburi CC
Location: Ratchaburi
Operator: Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding plc
Configuration: Three 725-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with 9001FA gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Operation: 1999-2002
HRSG supplier: Babcock-Hitachi
T/G supplier: GE, Hitachi
EPC: Raytheon
Quick facts: These were the first HRSGs supplied overseas by B-H.

Photograph courtesy of Hitachi
Posted 13 Sep 2006

Ratchaburi Power
Location: Ratchaburi
Operator: Ratchaburi Power Co Ltd
Configuration: Two 700-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with M701F gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Operation: 2008
HRSG supplier: MHI
T/G supplier: MHI, Melco
EPC: MHI, Sino-Thai Engineering & Construction
Quick facts: This is Hongkong Electric’s first overseas greenfield IPP project and cost $890mn. Construction on Block-1 started on 14 Feb 2006 and it went commercial on 1 Mar 2008, followed by Block-2 on 1 Jun 2008. HK Electric owns a 25% stake in RPCL and is the largest foreign shareholder. The plant has a 25yr take-or-pay PPA with EGAT incorporating a cost-matching tariff structure indexed to the US dollar. RPCL is committed to setting up a community development fund with one Satang per unit of electricity sold. The other shareholders are Ratchaburi Holdings, Chubu Electric, PTT, Toyota Tsusho and Saha Union. Associated Technical Services Ltd was owners engineer.

Photograph courtesy of Hongkong Electric Holdings
Posted 8 Oct 2008

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
HRSG supplier: CMI
T/G supplier: GE, Rateau, GEC-Alstom
EPC: Black & Veatch, Italthai

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
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 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. In Jan 2005, MTU Maintenance signed a 7yr O&M contract for the plant.

Photograph courtesy of NEPCO
Posted 23 Feb 2002

South Bangkok CC III
Location: Samut Prakan
Operator: EGAT
Configuration: 747-MW, 2+1 CCGT with M701F gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Operation: 2008
HRSG supplier: MHI
T/G supplier: MHI, Melco
EPC: MHI, Sino-Thai Engineering & Construction
Quick facts: The third CCGT block at South Bangkok was ordered on a full turnkey basis on 7 Mar 2006 and went commercial on 28 Oct 2008. Mitsubishi Electric supplied a 230kV switchyard in addition to the generators. Total site capacity reached 2,990 MW making South Bangkok the third largest power plant in Thailand at completion.

Photograph courtesy of Hongkong Electric Holdings
Posted 8 Oct 2008

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
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. The project cost $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 by Assawin (Panoramio)
Posted 21 Jul 2012

Tri-Energy
Location: Ratchaburi
Operator: EGAT
Configuration: 770-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 9001FA+e gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Operation: 2010
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: GE, Hanjung
EPC: Black & Veatch, Jurong Engineering, Nawarat Patanakarn
Quick facts: TECO was Thailand's first IPP.

Photograph courtesy of Thai Jurong Engineering Co Ltd
Posted 29 Sep 2010

Wang Noi
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 with a fourth block planned. 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 02-Aug-2014

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