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

Bangchak Cogen
Location: Rayong
Operator: PTT PCL
Configuration: 2 X 12-MW Titan 130 gas turbines CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2010
T/G supplier: Solar
EPC: Shinryo
Quick facts: This cogen plant in the Bangchak Refinery. Work began in Jan 2008 and the plant completed in May 2010.

Photograph courtesy of Shinryo Corp
Posted 1 May 2016

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

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

 
SBIA Cogen
Location: Rayong
Operator: District Cooling System and Power Plant Co Ltd
Configuration: 56-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 5001N gas turbines CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2006
HRSG supplier: CMI
T/G supplier: GE, Kawasaki
EPC: Shinryo
Quick facts: This trigen project is at Suvarnabhumi International Airport,. Work began in Jan 2004 and completed in Sep 2006

Photograph courtesy of Shinryo Corp
Posted 1 May 2016

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

Abbreviations

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

Updated 01-May-2016

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