CCGT Plants in Thailand - other provinces
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

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. 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

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

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

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 owner's engineer.

Photograph courtesy of Hongkong Electric Holdings
Posted 8 Oct 2008

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

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

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 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
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 22-Jan-2016

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