Cabinet approves investment in new Bang Pakong power plant

The Cabinet on April 4 gave its approval for the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) to go invest Bt33.94 billion to build a new power plant in Chachoengsao’s Bang Pakong district to ensure a stable and adequate power supply in Bangkok and its vicinity. Construction ...

Egat fires up coal plant plans

The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand says it will launch a new environmental and health impact assessment for the planned coal-fired power plant in Krabi and an environmental impact assessment for its deep-sea port within three months. The studies will take two years to complete ...

FTI backs Krabi coal-fired plant

The Federation of Thai Industries has agreed with the plan to develop a coal-fired power plant in Krabi, saying the delay or cancellation of the project would lead to insufficient power supply that could cut the gross regional product in the South by at least 1%. Energy ...

Policymakers to decide Krabi plant fate

Energy policymakers will make a final decision on Feb 17 about whether the government will proceed with a plan to build a coal-fired power plant in the southern city of Krabi, says the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand. Egat governor Kornrasit Pakchotanon said the National ...

Egco kicks off latest wind farm

SET-listed Electricity Generating Plc (Egco) said its latest 80-megawatt wind farm in Chaiyaphum province has started commercial operation, helping to generate more revenue for the company as well as support renewable energy. President and chief executive Chanin Chaonirattisai said the power plant has total contracted capacity of ...

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